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Tunisia forward Khalifa accepts Marseille challenge

Published: Saturday 10 August 2013, 0.10CET
Saber Khalifa has signed a four-year deal with Olympique de Marseille, joining from Évian Thonon Gaillard FC in a deal that takes Modou Sougou the other way on loan.
Tunisia forward Khalifa accepts Marseille challenge
Saber Khelifa celebrates after scoring for Evian last season ©AFP/Getty Images
 
 
 
Published: Saturday 10 August 2013, 0.10CET

Tunisia forward Khalifa accepts Marseille challenge

Saber Khalifa has signed a four-year deal with Olympique de Marseille, joining from Évian Thonon Gaillard FC in a deal that takes Modou Sougou the other way on loan.

Olympique de Marseille have unveiled Saber Khalifa as their latest new face after the 26-year-old finalised his move from Évian Thonon Gaillard FC, with Modou Sougou going the other way on loan.

Two days after the clubs agreed a deal the Tunisia forward passed a medical and put pen to paper on a four-year contract on Friday. "I'm happy to be here at a great French side," he said. "The aim is to win title but first I have to fight to play."

Khalifa has scored 14 Ligue 1 goals over the past two campaign, including a 65-metre effort against OGC Nice that was named goal of the season last term. Marseille will kick off their UEFA Champions League campaign in the group stage.

Last updated: 05/09/13 4.39CET

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