Colin Dagba is from Strasbourg |  Strasbourg Alsace Racing Club

Colin Dagba is from Strasbourg | Strasbourg Alsace Racing Club


The right side of Paris Saint Germain Colin Dagba is committed to Racing. The 23-year-old joins the club on a season-long loan with no option to buy.

Colin Dagba is from Strasbourg for a year. He is Racing’s second recruit after his counterpart in the left lane Thomas Delaine. ” We wanted to quickly finalize the arrival of two full-backs, one on the left and one on the right. It is now done. “, welcomes Loïc Désiré, head of recruitment at Racing.

Although he will only be celebrating his 24th birthday on September 9, Colin already has great experience at the top level. The right-back has taken part in 55 Ligue 1 Uber Eats and 7 Champions League matches, including the 2020/2021 campaign where he played in the round of 16, quarter-finals and semi-finals. ” He is a young player in age but he already has a lot of experience. He lived big matches whether in the Champions League or Cup finals confirms Loïc Désiré.


Born in Béthune in the Pas-de-Calais in 1998, he wore the colors of Racing Club de Lens from 2010 to 2013 before leaving for the other club in the department, US Boulogne Côte d’Opale. Colin Dagba hardened up and moved on from the U17s to the U19 Nationals, then to the National 3, where he was voted best right-back in 2015/2016. Paris Saint Germain then came to get him to complete their reserve squad as well as the Youth League team. After a season with the capital club, he landed a three-year professional contract.

“The best choice to flourish”

His baptism of fire took place in China on August 4, 2018 during the Trophée des Champions. Against AS Monaco, he played 90 minutes and won his first title thanks to a 4-0 success. “Very good counter-attacker, quick and able to repeat high-intensity efforts throughout his lane”he uses his qualities to find a place in the colossal workforce of PSG and follows the team in all its Champions League campaigns. Performances which logically open the doors to the France Espoirs team before becoming a major element (16 selections).

After five professional years under the Parisian tunic, the native of Béthune is therefore preparing to live his first experience outside the capital. the “best possible choice” according to him for the coming season: “Racing showed me a real interest, I felt a real desire on their part to recruit me. I think I can thrive here. » And if he has never set foot on the lawn of La Meinau with the reigning French Champion, the neo-Strasbourger intends to remedy this as quickly as possible. “There is a very nice atmosphere at La Meinau with a public that pushes hard! I can’t wait to start! »

And Loïc Désire concludes: “He is a very good boy with a great mentality”. Enough to quickly blend into the group of Julien Stéphan where he will notably find Jeanricner Bellegarde and Ibrahima Sissoko whom he knew in the French youth team.

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