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Algerian striker Belfodil joins Hoffenheim

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have completed the transfer of Belfodil from Belgian outfit Standard Liege, both football clubs have announced.

The "TSG" have wrapped up their second summer signing as striker Belfodil has penned a four-year deal which keeps him with until June 2022, reports

"fits perfectly in our requirement profile. He is a dangerous striker, who is fast, technically and physically strong. In addition, he is good in the air and thus brings another important quality into the squad," Hoffenheim's sporting said.

The 26-year-old new arrival knows the as he played at Werder Bremen on loan last season. However, he never made the breakthrough at Bremen and provided only four goals and one assist in 26 appearances.

"I am really looking forward to the new challenges with I am very happy to be able to develop with this aspiring club and I will do my utmost to contribute to further successes," Belfodil said.

Hoffenheim completed the season 2017-2018 in the third place, which ensures a berth in group stage.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 15:26 IST
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