Fortune Bassey joins Viktoria Plzeň on a season-long loan

Fortune Bassey joins Viktoria Plzeň on a season-long loan

  • Fortune Bassey joins Viktoria Plzeň on a season-long loan
  • The deal includes an option-to-buy at the end of the season
  • The 23-year old has 2 goals in 3 games for Ferencvarosi this season

Czech First League side, Viktoria Plzeň have announced the signing of 23-year old striker, Fortune Bassey, on a season-long loan from Ferencvarosi TC in the Hungarian 1st Division.

"Our goal was to expand our squad and strengthen in all ranks before a very demanding autumn on the domestic and European scene. I am glad that it was possible to complete the arrival of such a quality player in the offensive line," commented Adolf Šádek, the club's general manager.

Fortune Bassey poses in his Viktoria Plzen jersey

Speaking in his first interview with the club, Bassey said "I know Viktoria very well, it's a big club with big ambitions. When this opportunity presented itself, I did not hesitate. It is a huge challenge for me, we have big games in Europe and in the league and I will do everything to be an asset to the team.

With Bassey already playing 3 matches for Ferencváros in the Champions League preliminary rounds, he is unable to make his debut for Viktoria in the two-legged play-off against Karabakh on August 17th. However, he will be fully available for the group stage of the Champions League or the Europa League.

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