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EXCLUSIVE | Omar El-Husseiny speaks following end of Levadia experience
Egyptian player Omar El-Husseiny speaks to KingFut following the end of his European adventure at Estonian club Levadia Tallinn.
El-Husseiny joined Levadia from Ismailia-based club Kahraba in February 2014, but his contract expired following with the club following the end of the 2014/15 season.
The 30-year-old failed to come to an agreement with Levadia over the extension of his contract and left the club.
Speaking on the matter, El-Husseiny said: “I can’t exactly say I left the club. My contract expired and we couldn’t come to an agreement on extension.
“I left Estonia because I want to live a new experience in another, better place.
“I gained a lot in the two years I spent there and I learnt a lot of things. The competition and evaluation there have completely difference standards than the Egyptian Premier League,” 0mar exclaimed.
El-Husseiny found himself move from lower Egyptian league clubs like ESCO and El-Qanah, to playing with Levadia in the UEFA Champions League qualifiers.
“Playing in the Champions League is very entertaining and all levels. The atmosphere and the real professionalism. It was something I was waiting for from day one. There is no doubt that it is the best competition in the world on club level.
In the past window, El-Husseiny had offers from several Major League Soccer [MLS] clubs, but opted to stay at Estonia.
“The talk about moving to the United States is over because I had an ongoing contract [with Levadia] in the summer. But nonetheless, there’s no problem in discussing that option again,” the midfielder confirmed.
Omar remains without a club after his contract expired with Levadia Tallinn and so his search for a new adventure begins.
“There are some verbal offers submitted so far from various places. I can not specify from which regions but every option is possible. But of course, I would rather continue playing in Europe,” El-Husseiny concluded.