Wesley Fofana is a professional footballer. He is presently a defender for Premier League team Leicester City.
On May 15, 2018, Fofana, who has been in the junior system since 2015, signed his first professional contract with Saint-Étienne.
He made his debut for the club on May 18, 2019, in a 3-0 Ligue 1 win over Nice. On October 2, 2020, he signed a five-year contract with English Premier League club Leicester City.
The sum paid to Saint-Étienne is said to be up to £36.5 million. On May 21, 2021, Fofana was named Leicester City’s Young Player of the Season by the club’s supporters.
Fofana shattered his leg in a pre-season friendly against Villarreal in August 2021, after being selected the club’s Young Player of the Season the previous season.
He went on to make 12 appearances for the Foxes in 2021-22, including two Premier League starts.
Chelsea intends to sign another center-back before the transfer deadline next week, with Wesley Fofana of Leicester City reported as the Blues’ top target in 2022.
With the Foxes demanding more than £80 million, they have compiled a list of alternatives.
Wesley Fofana Wife – Is He Married To His Girlfriend?
Félicitations à Wesley Fofana qui est MARIÉ ! 🤩💍🇫🇷 pic.twitter.com/WrSTb7UNRl
— Instant Foot ⚽️ (@lnstantFoot) June 9, 2022
Following the wedding at the town hall, the athlete, was pictured with his wife, and his wife was holding her bridal bouquet in his sports car. According to his Instagram post, Wesley is currently living with his wife & he appears to have already had a baby daughter.
While some partners allow themselves to become public figures, Wesley’s wife wishes to remain out of the spotlight. As a result, there is no information regarding her personal or professional life and career.
Moving on, Fofana was born to multilingual parents on December 17, 2000. He is of mixed heritage and holds American citizenship. His mother is French & his father is Ivorian. So he can represent both France and Ivory Coast. He was raised in a large family with his siblings and sisters. He is one of his parents’ six children, with five siblings.
He had a strong desire to play football from boyhood. Therefore, he began his career at a young age. He started his career by playing defender for Leicester City in the Premier League. During a pre-season friendly against Villarreal on August 4, 2021, Fofana shattered his leg because of a challenge by Fer Nio.
But, on March 17, 2022, a footballer returns from injury, scoring in a 2-1 loss to Stade Rennais in the UEFA Europa Conference League, ensuring Leicester’s progression to the next round on a 3-2 aggregate score.
Why Was Wesley Fofana Silent When Chelsea Bid For His Transfer?
Chelsea is confident of bringing Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana to Stamford Bridge. Blues manager Thomas Tuchel has spent more than £180 million on reinforcements, but the German could add to his team before the September 1 deadline.
He remains silent because he wants to join Chelsea this summer, & after Leicester’s penalty shootout win against Stockport in the EFL Cup, Brendan Rodgers stated Fofana was practicing with the club’s U23s despite missing a training session last week.
Chelsea abandoned their pursuit of Wesley Fofana after Leicester City made a Third bid for £70 million with add-ons. ‘SunSport’ understands that Thomas Tuchel, who, was anxious to sign the 21-year-old French prodigy, will now shift his focus to other targets.