Bordeaux have announced the signing of Nigerian winger Samuel Kalu in a five-year deal.
#Mercato 🖊 C'est fait ! Samuel #Kalu est Girondins ! L'attaquant 🇳🇬 s'est engagé pour 5 ans avec le club en provenance du @KAAGent ! pic.twitter.com/r7ka45s5uw — FC Girondins de Bordeaux (@girondins) August 6, 2018
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On Sunday, an agreement was reached between both sides and the deal has been finalised, with Kalu handed the number 10 jersey.
Last season, the 20-year-old was impressive scoring six goals, laying seven assists in 32 Belgian Pro League appearances; an upgrade from his showing in his debut campaign for the
He joined from AS Trencin in January 2016 and was an instant hit netting thrice with seven assists in 16 matches.
Kalu is yet to be capped at any level by Nigeria and will hope his move, and subsequent performances in the French top-flight pave a way to Gernot Rohr's heart ahead of the Super Eagles 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Seychelles on September 7.