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EXCLUSIVE | Omar El-Husseiny speaks following end of Levadia experience

El-Hussieny in action against Flora - the rivals jumped back on top following Levadia's home debacle (Gertrud Alatare Photography)

El-Hussieny in action against Flora – the rivals jumped back on top following Levadia’s home debacle (Gertrud Alatare Photography)

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 because I want to live a new experience in another, better place.

Omar enjoyed a successful period in Estonia, getting crowned Estonian League and Cup champion in his first season at the club.

Omar El-Hussieny

“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.

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Photo by Ilmar Sabaas of Delfi Sport

Photo by Ilmar Sabaas of Delfi Sport

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.

Operations and Business Development Manager of KingFut. Degree in Pharmacy and Biotechnology from the German University in Cairo. Manchester United fan.

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