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OFFICIAL: Former Chelsea star Florent Malouda signs for Wadi Degla

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Posted on January 29, 2016

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Former France international attacker has sealed his transfer to Egypt’s .

KingFut revealed a few days ago that Wadi Degla FC were in talks to sign the former 2006 FIFA World Cup runner-up, after the club released a statement saying that they were in talks to sign a ‘top international striker’ but kept the player’s name a mystery.

After a series of negotiations between him and club delegates, the former Chelsea star Malouda has agreed terms to a move to the Cairo-based club on Friday morning, and has put pen-to-paper with the club until the end of the season.

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Florent Malouda last plied his trade at India’s Delhi Dynamos, who are managed by Brazil legend Roberto Carlos. The former Lyon and Chelsea winger hand’t scored a goal in the Indian Super League, but managed to rack up eight assists in 16 appearances.

The 35-year-old also has a strong relationship with Patrice Carteron, who recently signed his contract to manage Wadi Degla, as Malouda is a shareholder of his brother Lesly’s former club, Ligue 2 side Dijon FCO, a club that Patrice managed for three years.

Malouda is set to arrive in Egypt in the coming hours.

One Comment

  1. Nader

    January 29, 2016 at 2:55 PM

    Great Work Wadi Degla! Truly Professional Club, this will attract more players to sign for them.

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