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Moroccan international Nordin Amrabat joins CD Leganes

Nordin Amrabat

Photo: C.D. Leganés

Watford and Moroccan national team winger Nordin Amrabat has officially joined La Liga side on a season-long loan.

The 30-year-old returns to La Liga after a previous spell with FC Malaga for two seasons and a successful year with Premier League side Watford.

Amrabat started his professional career in the Netherlands with Almere City FC, before joining Eredivise side VVV-Venlo, where he managed to score 10 goals in the first season.

The Moroccan international’s performance grasped the attention of PSV Eindohoven who acquired the player’s services for the 2008-2009 season, playing 62 games and scored 12 goals.

Amrabat then moved to Turkish giants Galatasaray after for €8.6 million on a five-year contract, where he played 55 games and scored only three goals.

The Netherland-born player decided to play for , where he featured in 42 official games and was included in the national team’s squad that participated in the 2017 African Cup of Nations.

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