Toulouse already have their replacement for Barça-bound Todibo

The French side have confirmed the signing of Japan's Gen Shoji

El Toulouse ya asume la marcha de Todibo
El Toulouse ya asume la marcha de Todibo | AFP

Toulouse have already tied down their replacement for Jean-Clair Todibo, who is set to sign for FC Barcelona when his contract expires in the summer. 

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The French club announced on Fridaythe arrival of Japan's Gen Shoji, who joins from the champions of the Japanese league, Kashima Antlers.

Shoji arrives for a fee of three milion euros and the 26-year-old defender has signed a contract to keep him with the Ligue 1 club until 2022. 

"He performed really well last season and also helped his country reach the last 16 of the World Cup," Toulouse said in a statement. 

Remember that the deal is linked indirectly to Todibo, who looks set to sign for Barça in the summer. The Catalan club are optimistic that they will land the 19-year-old when is terms run out. 

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