Wesley Fofana

Squad No. 3
Date of Birth December 17, 2000
Age 20
Height 190cm
Team
Position Defender
Birthplace Marseille
Previous Clubs Saint-Étien

Wesley Fofana (born 17 December 2000) is a French professional footballer who plays as a defender for Premier League club Leicester City.

Fofana was born in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône. He is of Malian descent. One of six children he started playing football at the age of six playing for Repos Vitrolles.

Fofana joined Saint-Étienne’s youth system in 2015.

Career
Fofana signed his first professional contract with Saint-Étienne on 15 May 2018. He made his debut for the club in a 3–0 Ligue 1 win over OGC Nice on 18 May 2019.

Fofana joined Premier League club Leicester City on 2 October 2020, signing a five-year contract. The transfer fee paid to Saint-Étienne was reported as up to £36.5 million.