Basel won’t redeem Doumbia

Seydou Doumbia will not be redeemed by Basel. The news has been confirmed by Basel’s newly appointed sporting director Marco Streller, who told, “This is an operation that is not financially viable for us right now.”

The statements come on the heels of several Turkish clubs being interested in the player as Trabzonspor seem to be in the lead for the Ivorian.

The Editor of, John has been covering Italian football as a freelance journalist for over 10 years and has appeared in various publications including,, and ESPN.