Morocco’s Sofiane Boufal Completes Loan Move to Celta Vigo

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Moroccan footballer Sofiane Boufal

Rabat – Moroccan attacking midfielder, Sofiane Boufal, has joined La Liga’s Celta Vigo on a season-long loan deal from the English club, FC Southampton.

The Moroccan football player will join the English club for the 2018-2019 season.

The 24-year old attacking midfielder appeared in 59 matches with Southampton and scored four goals for his former team.

Boufal’s former team announced his move today on Twitter.

“SaintsFC has reached an agreement with with @RCCelta to allow Soufiane Boufal to join the Spanish club on loan,” wrote Southampton. The English club also wished the player “good luck for the season ahead.”

The English club signed Boufal in August 2016 on a five-year contract for  GBP 16 million from French team, Lille.

The French-born player did not make his debut with the English club until October  2016 due to his knee injury.