RC Lens Complete Signing Of Oscar Cortes From Millonarios

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    RC Lens have completed the signing of Colombia International Oscar Cortes from Millonarios Fútbol Club for a reported fee of €4.5 million.

    Cortes has penned a five-year deal with The Blood and Gold, meaning he will remain with the club at least until the 30th of June, 2028.

    RC Lens statement on signing Oscar Cortes

    Confirming his arrival to the Stade Bollaert-Delelis, Lens shared a statement on its website which reads: 

    “A promising player trained at the mythical Millonarios FC and new Colombian international, Oscar Cortés joins the ranks of Franck Haise until 2028 for his first experience in Europe.

    “From the height of his 19 years, this lively and technically skilled winger comes to energize the Lensois offensive sector.

    RC Lens signing of Oscar Cortes
    Oscar Cortes signed a five-year deal with RC Lens

    Cortes is RC Lens fifth addition this summer, having already signed Stijn Spierings, Neil El Aynaoui, Morgan Guilavogui and Andy Diouf.

    The Ligue 1 runner-up continue to make needed reinforcements this summer that will help strengthen their squad in the upcoming season.

    High-profile midfielder Seko Fofana is reportedly nearing the exit door, having received an enticing offer from Al Nassr.

    Fofana made 39 appearances for RC Lens last term, scoring 7 goals and providing 5 assists across all competitions.

    Frank Haise’s side are making notable signings that could help catapult the club to another Champions League placed finish and at least a trophy next term.

    The one-time Ligue 1 champions will be making a return to the European elite competition for the first time in 20 years.

    The last time they participated in the tournament was in the 2002/03 season where they crashed out in the first group stage.

    RC Lens have an interesting list of fixtures in preseason, as they will be trading tackles with Amiens, Sochaux, Wolfsburg and Manchester United.

    Oscar Cortes will be hoping to produce quality for The Blood and Gold and he is coming into the side after representing Colombia in June at the U20 World Cup in Argentina.

    The 19-year-old scored 4 goals and provided 2 assists in 5 appearances for Colombia at the tournament.

    He scored 7 goals and provided 6 assists across all competitions in 28 appearances for Millonarios.

    Who is Oscar Cortes and when was he born?

    RC Lens signing Oscar Cortes
    The Ligue 1 runner-up are making needed signings this summer

    Cortes is a Colombian professional footballer who recently signed for RC Lens and he also plays for the Colombia national team.

    He was born on the 3rd of December,  2003.

    Oscar Cortes net worth, salary and market value?

    The net worth of the attacker is estimated to be within the region of $40 thousand – $60 thousand and his salary at RC Lens is currently unknown.

    However, according to Transfermkt, Oscar Cortes market value is €4.20 million.

    Where can Oscar Cortes function on the field of play?

    Cortes’ primary position is at left wing, but he can also function as an attacking midfielder and as a right winger.

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