OFFICIAL: Tala’a El-Geish sign ex-Sporting Gijón winger
Tala’a El-Geish have signed former Sporting Gijón and Blackpool winger Formose Mendy from newly promoted side side Al Assiouty.
The 28-year-old winger only joined Al Assiouty last January, helping them winning promotion to the Premier League, and now he has joined El-Geish in a deal worth up to €100,000 (2,000,00 EGP).
Formose Mendy has played league football in France, Spain, England, Finland and Turkey for Lens, Istres, Sporting Gijón, Blackpool, HJK and finally Adana Demirspor.
The former La Liga winger made 38 appearances during his time at Sporting Gijón, assisting twice against FC Barcelona and Villarreal CF but failed to score any goals. However, he managed to net once for Sporting Gijón B team against Atlético Madrid B in the Segunda División B.
Mendy had another brief stint at English Championship side Blackpool, where he made only three appearances during the 2014/15 season.
The winger has chosen to represent Guinea-Bissau at international level despite being born in Senegal. His only international appearance came against Gambia in February 2011.
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