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Hull City announce release of Egypt’s Ahmed Salam

Hull City have released a statement announcing the release of Egyptian youngster Ahmed Salam following the end of the season.

Born in to Egyptian parents, Salam is a 20-year-old winger, who started his career at Victoria Dock Rangers, before moving to the Leeds development centre, where he was scouted by Hull City.

He had joined Hull City's academy's U12s age group and has been with the Tigers since then, flourishing and thriving as one of the most talented players in their ranks.

Being part of the Hull City family, Salam was promoted to train with the first team last season and even managed to make his , featuring twice as a substitute in the Tigers' Trophy victories over Harrogate Town and Fleetwood Town.

Moreover, Salam has been playing regular football with Hull City U-23s and became a vital player of their squad, netting several times for them, most notably a hat-trick against Ipswich Town.

In order to gain further first-team experience, Salam was sent on loan to Northern Irish giants Linfield FC until the end of the 2021-2022 season last summer.

Following the end of the season, Hull City revealed that they won't be extending Salam's contract as it runs out next month.

“The following [U-23] players have been released following the expiration of their contracts: Louis Beckett and Ahmed Salam.” the club said in a statement.

“The club would like to thank all departing players for their efforts during their time with the club and wish them well for the future.”

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