Adam Buksa joins RC Lens from New England Revolution

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Adam Buksa joins RC Lens from New England Revolution


Done deal! 

This article first appeared on May 30 and was updated after the transfer was made official by both clubs.

Major League Soccer club New England Revolution have sold Adam Buksa to French side RC Lens in what is a new record deal for the club. The MLS team confirmed the deal on Tuesday. The Boston Globe, in the meantime, reported on Monday that the New England Revolution are set to receive $10 million for the player. Buksa now becomes the most expensive player to ever leave the Revolution and also the most expensive player in RC Lens history. 

At a glance: Record departures New England Revolution / Record arrivals RC Lens

Buksa’s departure will be a significant loss for the Revolution. The 25-year-old has scored 11 goals in 13 games across all competitions for the New England-based club. Signed for $4.62 million in January 2020, has become an MLS sensation scoring 35 goals in 73 games for the Revolution and improving his market value from $1.1 million to a career-high $9.9 million. The striker has also become a regular for the Polish national team scoring five goals in eight games. 

Ligue 1 - All Market Values At A Glance

For Lens, Buksa will become the second Polish player signed from MLS. The Ligue 1 club signed Przemyslaw Frankowski from Chicago Fire for just €2.5 million last season and the Polish midfielder has been sensational increasing his market value from $2.2 million to now $8.8 million. 

Turner, Buchanan, Dempsey & Co.: New England Revolution record departures

Claude Dielna | Sold to Portland Timbers in 2019 | Fee: $100,000

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Wilfried Zahibo | Sold to Houston Dynamo in 2020 | Fee: $175,000

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Krisztián Neméth | Sold to Sporting Kansas City in 2018 | Fee: $350,000

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Lee Nguyen | Sold to Los Angeles FC in 2018 | Fee: $950,000

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Clint Dempsey | Sold to Fulham in 2007 | Fee: $3.3 million

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Tajon Buchanan | Sold to Brugge in 2021 | Fee: $7 million

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Matt Turner | Sold to Arsenal in 2022 | Fee: $7 million

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Adam Buksa | Sold to RC Lens in 2022 | Fee: $10 million

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