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Samuel Kalu replaces Brazil’s Malcom at Bordeaux

Nigerian winger, Samuel Kalu has been signed by French Ligue 1 side, Girondis Bordeaux, on a five-year. The 22-year-old made the move from Belgian side, KAA Gent.

Bordeaux announced on Sunday that they have reached an agreement with Gent for the transfer of Samuel Kalu.

They have now confirmed the capture of the winger for a reported €8m fee.

“#Mercato � It’s done! Samuel #Kalu is Girondins! The striker �� has committed for 5 years with the club from @KAAGent!,” reads a tweet on on Girondis Bordeaux’s official Twitter handle on Monday.

Samuel Kalu comes in as a direct replacement for Brazilian winger Malcom who joined Spanish champions Barcelona this summer for €30m from Bordeaux.

Last season, he scored seven league goals in 32 appearances for Gent in the Belgian Juliper league. He joined K.A.A Gent from AS Trencin of Slovakia in 2016.

 

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