Monaco, Aug 8 (IANS) French football champions AS Monaco announced the acquisition of Algerian winger Rachid Ghezzal on a four-year contract from fellow Ligue 1 side Lyon.
Monaco’s vice president Vadim Vasilyev on Monday said in a statement that Ghezzal is a talented player with solid experience in both Ligue 1 and European competitions, reports Efe.
Ghezzal, 25, made his professional debut at Lyon in 2012 and went on to play 119 matches for the team, helping them to win a French Super Cup.
Ghezzal said he is keen to play at the highest level with his new club.
He said he needed a new challenge after his stint at Lyon and that he was looking forward to joining his new teammates.