Edimilson Fernandes (Midfielder)
15th Apr 1996 (Sion, Switzerland)Signed:
25th Aug 2016 (£5,000,000)Contract:
4 years (signed August 2016)Previous Club:
FC SionKUMB Awards:
Young Player of the Year 2016/17; Best Signing 2016/17.
Fernandes is a youth exponent from FC Sion. He made his Swiss Super League debut on 1 June 2013 against FC Zürich.
He scored his first senior goal on 1 March 2015 a 2–2 draw at home to FC Luzern.
Fernandes made his debut for the Switzerland under-21 team in March 2016 in a 1–1 draw with England.
Following a season-long loan at Fiorentina, he signed for German club Mainz in a deal rumoured to be worth in the region of £8million.