Netherlands international Kongolo has arrived at AS Monaco for a reported fee of £11.41m, and he has revealed that he is excited to begin a new challenge in Monte Carlo.

The 23-year-old told the club’s official website: “I am very pleased to join AS Monaco. I will discover an exciting new challenge at a prestigious and ambitious club.

“I look forward to meeting the staff, my new team-mates and doing the best on the field to help the group.”

Kongolo – who can play at left-back or centre-back – leaves the Dutch club having made 134 appearances in all competitions.