French club Lorient bid Sh400 million for Harambee Stars defender Okumu

By MN Reporter

Harambee Stars defender Joseph Okumu has peaked the interest of French side Lorient and Reims which is ready to bid Sh400 million for his services.

The former Chemelil Sugar defender, 24, is currently playing for Sweden club Elfsborg, and the news was broken by the publication Sport Bladet.

The story said there are up to five clubs interested in the services of Okumu who may not finish the current league season at top-flight club,

Lorient which finished in 16th while Reims was 14th, and will have to pay more as Elfsborg are holding out for Sh55 million.

Other clubs seeking his services are Scottish champions Rangers, managed by former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard.

“I can not comment on any details, We’ve had some clubs that want to act, not just one club” said Okumu’s agent Stefan Andreas.

Okumu’s contract with the Sweden-based club has a year left.