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Forest add Abdoun to squad

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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 17:26:00

Nottingham Forest have signed Algeria winger Djamel Abdoun from Greek champions Olympiacos for an undisclosed fee.

Abdoun, capped 11 times by Algeria, has put pen to paper on a three-year deal at the City Ground.

The 27-year-old, who had a brief loan spell at Manchester City in 2007, was raised in France and spent his youth career with Paris Saint-Germain and Ajaccio before opting to join Kavala in Greece.

Despite Kavala's relegation from the top flight in 2011, Abdoun was a shining light and his performances earned him a move to Olympiacos where he scooped a second successive league title.

He remained a pivotal figure during the 2012/13 campaign, notching eight goals in a season which saw him pick up another league winners' medal and experience Champions League football against the likes of Arsenal and Schalke.

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