West Brom have strengthened their defensive solutions with the signing of Egypt global Ahmed Hegazi.
Albion have been tracking the 26-year-previous centre-fifty percent because his performances caught their eye for the duration of the African Nations Cup at the begin of the year.
Hegazi has moved to the Hawthorns on a year-extended mortgage from Al Ahly, but West Brom have the alternative to make it a long lasting deal.
“We’re pleased he is listed here, he is a good addition. He’s received good pedigree and has performed for some good clubs. Hopefully he’ll be a good signing for us,” Baggies boss Tony Pulis told the club’s official web site.
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“With it remaining a mortgage and, if he does nicely, we have presently agreed a ultimate deal. It can be definitely, definitely good for us.”
Hegazi has flown out to Hong Kong to backlink up with the West Brom squad in advance of their Premier League Asia Trophy video game with Premier League rivals Leicester on Wednesday, despite the fact that he will will need global clearance to play in the tournament.
The Egyptian spent time with Italian club Fiorentina previously in his career, only for injuries to hamper his development. He returned to his homeland with Al Ahly, in which he has spent the past two seasons.