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Mahmoud Kahraba on verge of joining Swiss club FC Luzern – reports

and Egypt U-20 star Mahmoud ‘Kahraba’ is on the verge of joining Swiss side on loan after a deal has been agreed ‘in principle’, according to reports.

ENPPI received an official fax from FC Luzern requesting to loan Mahmoud Abdel-Moneim, more commonly known as ‘Kahraba’ (Electricity), for a season with an option to buy clause to give the  side an opportunity to examine the Egypt U-20 star in more detail, with a view to a permanent move.

It’s claimed that the ENPPI board have agreed a deal in principle to allow Kahraba to leave for Switzerland on loan, and it’s now only mere formalities remaining.

The attacking midfielder would join FC Basel’s Mohamed Salah and Mohamed El-Nenny as the only other Egyptian in the Swiss Super League, while Egypt international Sherif Ashraf recently made the move to Switzerland’s second-division.

Kahraba was an influential part of Rabie Yassin’s squad at the 2013 African Youth Championship in Algeria and the U-20 World Cup in Turkey, scoring a combined four goals in the competitions.

– Thanks to Ahmed Motaweh

READ – Player Profile: Mahmoud Kahraba

UPDATE (July 21, 2013): Kahraba says he will now join the Swiss Super League side from ENPPI within the next few days.

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