Charlotte FC acquired French midfielder Djibril Diani from Ligue 2 side SM Caen, the MLS club announced Tuesday.
Diani, 26, is under contract through 2025 with an option for 2026 and will occupy an international roster slot.
“Djibril is a versatile, left-footed midfielder who can also operate as a left-sided center back,” Charlotte general manager Zoran Krneta said in a news release. “He’s a tidy, technical player with a rare athletic profile which suits the characteristics we’re looking for in those roles.”
Diani registered 11 goals and six assists across 204 appearances, including with Caen (2022-23), Switzerland’s Grasshoppers (2018-22) and France’s Lens (2016-18).
Charlotte opens its third MLS season on Feb. 24 against New York City FC.
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