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After seeing one striker leave the club this summer, Almeria have moved to add another...

Almeria have reached an agreement to sign Henok Goitom from Real Murcia as they continue their summer rebuilding programme, the club's president has confirmed.

The 24-year-old striker will take the place of Alvaro Negredo after he returned to Real Madrid last month and will add strength and power to the forward line.

Goitom impressed during a loan spell at Real Valladolid last term as he scored ten goals in 29 outings and has secured a permanent move to Almeria.

President Alfonso Garcia Gabarron made the news official after lengthy negotiations during an interview with Murcia radio station Onda Regional.

The Almeria supremo explained that a deal of between €2 million and €3 million had been agreed and that Goitom would have a medical at his new club before putting pen-to-paper on a contract.

At 1.89cm (6ft 3in) the Swedish born forward of Eritrean ancestry is strong in the air and has impressed enough to earn an Under-21 call-up .

Lucas Brown, Goal.com

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