African players abroad Ahmed Hegazi opens up on long term deal with Al Ittihad Jeddah

Ahmed Hegazi

Egyptian defender Ahmed Hegazi discussed his future with Saudi Professional League side Al Ittihad Jeddah as he continues impressing.

Hegazi joined Al Ittihad Jeddah from Premier League side West Bromwich Albion in the last summer transfer window on a loan with obligation to buy.

So far, he capitulated 10 league appearances with the Yellows and has conquered the heart of his officials who are not intending to let him go elswhere.

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The 29-year-old then revealed how talks between both parties have went on before his arrival in Saudi Arabia.

“Talks proceeded in a very professional way and we discussed Ittihad project and how the club plans to form a strong team over the years,” Hegazi told SBC channel.

“The deal is loan with obligation to buy. The club did a great job in talks and pulled off the best deal for all parties,

“Kahraba spoke with me after learning the news and he told me good things about the club,” he added.

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