Gideon Mensah joins Bordeaux on loan
French Ligue 1 club Girondins de Bordeaux have signed Ghana defender Gideon Mensah on a season-long loan deal.
Mensah, 23, joins Bordeaux from Austrian giants Red Bull Salzburg and has been handed the No. 14 jersey at his new club.
The left-back also has the option to make the deal permanent at the end of the loan period.
The move represents his fourth loan spell since joining Salzburg in 2017.
"FC Girondins de Bordeaux is pleased to announce the arrival of Gideon Mensah, on loan with option to purchase for the coming season," the Girondins announced on their official website.
"Talented left-back, RB Salzburg player in the Admiral Bundesliga (Austria), he was loaned to Vittoria Guimares last season. In Portugal, he made 22 appearances on the left side.
"The club welcomes him!"
Bordeaux sporting director Admar Lopes said: "Gideon is a modern defender. He will bring us all his energy. He is a player who will please our supporters because he gives everything."
"Personally, I would also like to thank him for trusting us in this new project."