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Nantes signs forward Moses Simon on 4-year deal from Levante

June 15, 2020 GMT
FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 file photo, Nantes' Moses Simon of gestures during the French League One soccer match between Nantes and Montpellier at La Beaujoire Stadium in Nantes, France. French club Nantes has signed Nigerian forward Moses Simon from Spanish club Levante on a four-year deal. Nantes said in a statement Monday, June 15, 2020 that it took up the option to sign him after he impressed on a season's loan from Levante. (AP Photo/David Vincent, file)
FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 file photo, Nantes' Moses Simon of gestures during the French League One soccer match between Nantes and Montpellier at La Beaujoire Stadium in Nantes, France. French club Nantes has signed Nigerian forward Moses Simon from Spanish club Levante on a four-year deal. Nantes said in a statement Monday, June 15, 2020 that it took up the option to sign him after he impressed on a season's loan from Levante. (AP Photo/David Vincent, file)

NANTES, France (AP) — French club Nantes signed Nigeria forward Moses Simon on Monday from Spanish club Levante on a four-year deal.

Nantes said in a statement that it took up the option to sign him after he impressed on a season’s loan from Levante.

No financial information was given but media reports said Nantes paid 5 million euros ($5.6 million) for the 24-year-old forward, who scored nine goals and had eight assists in 30 games.

A quick, direct and skilful player, Simon was appreciated by Nantes fans and established himself as one of the best wide players in the league.

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