At 21, Burkina Faso midfielder Ouedraogo Ismahila is enjoying the heyday of AS Douanes. His profile close to that of N’Golo Kanté, to whom he is compared, in his country arouses the interest of several European clubs, especially in Ligue 1.
His name is Ouedraogo Ismahila. If his name is unknown to the general public, it is much less so to European recruiters. At 21, this Burkinabe defensive midfielder shines under the colors of AS Douanes, one of the best clubs in the country. On loan from Real du Faso, he has become international and essential with the Stallions. His profile is reminiscent of that of a certain N’Golo Kanté. In Burkina Faso, his partners and journalists often compare him to the recent winner of the Champions League with Chelsea. The world champion is also his idol to the point that Ouedraogo Ismahila dreams of one day joining the London club.
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Two Ligue 1 clubs in line
While waiting to know if his dream will come true one day, other clubs are following the young midfielder very closely. This is the case of Valencia in Spain. A Turkish club has made an offer while German clubs are also interested.
Ligue 1 also has an eye on the young recuperator. The player is in the small papers of two high standing French formations. According to observers, the player has a good odds because of his qualities but also the price of his possible transfer. Data that could make the difference in times of economic crisis.