Lyon have announced the signing of Joachim Andersen, who joins the club from Sampdoria.
Andersen was unveiled at a news conference on Friday, where Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas revealed the fee could reach up to €30million.
"It is with great pleasure that we welcome Joachim," Aulas told reporters. "He was one of our recruitment priorities.
"We are very happy for his arrival and he has signed a five-year contract.
"The amount of the transfer is €24million with €6million bonuses, we want to go through a certain number of steps."
🎙️ Joachim Andersen: "I'm very happy to be here at OL. I can't wait to play in my new colors. It's a fantastic club. I can't wait to get to know the city and the fans. I also spoke with [Kim] Källström." pic.twitter.com/w1mOW1J2W5— OL English (@OL_English) July 12, 2019
Andersen, 23, is yet to make a senior appearance for Denmark but has been capped at youth levels and included in full squads.
"It's a price between the two clubs, I just want to play and fulfil the ambitions of the club, it's the perfect environment to grow and grow," the defender said of his fee.
🎙️ @JM_Aulas: "It's with great pleasure that we welcome Joachim. He was one of our signing priorities. He was followed by many clubs. We're happy that he's joined us. He signed a five-year contract." pic.twitter.com/SJ0G0rDfPY— OL English (@OL_English) July 12, 2019
"I am very happy to be here at Lyon. I'm really looking forward to playing in my new colours. It's a fantastic club. I can't wait to see the city and the fans.
"I'm going to take a step back in my career here, it's a fantastic club, I wanted to play in the Champions League, I want to win titles too."