West Brom sign Egypt defender Hegazi on loan

West Brom have signed Egypt defender Ahmed Hegazi on a season-long loan deal from Al Ahly.

Following a spell of injuries,  Hegazi has completed reviving move,  two years after leaving Italian club Fiorentina in 2015.

Ahmed Hegazi

Premier League side West Brom remain with the option to sign Hegazi, 26, permanently at the end of the loan period.

“He’s a good addition. He’s got good pedigree and played for some good clubs,”  Baggies boss Tony Pulis revealed.

“If he does well, we’ve already agreed a final deal. It’s really, really good for us.”

Hegazi has been named on the Egypt national team recently for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations where the nation finished second overall.

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