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Sunderland confirm Wahbi Khazri joins Saint-Etienne on initial £6million deal

Wahbi Khazri has completed his move to French side Saint-Etienne.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 17th July 2018, 5:13 pm
Updated Tuesday, 17th July 2018, 5:17 pm

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Wahbi Khazri
Wahbi Khazri

The Tunisian winger has joined the Ligue 1 side for an initial £6million which could rise to £9million with add-ons.

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However, he fell out of favour under David Moyes and only played a part-time role as Sunderland were relegated the following season.

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Khazri spent the majority of last season on loan at Rennes, where he produced some eye-catching performances, including scoring nine goals.

Rennes had hoped to keep the player, but were beaten to his signing by Saint-Etienne.

Part of the fee Sunderland have received will go towards paying the remaining money owed to Khazri's former club Bordeaux.