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Algerian Slimani signs for Fenerbahce on loan

AFP, Sunday 12 Aug 2018
Algerian international striker Islam Slimani's unhappy spell at Leicester has seen him loaned out to Turkish outfit Fenerbahce AFP
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Algerian international Islam Slimani's unhappy time at Leicester continued on Sunday when he joined Turkish outfit Fenerbahce on a season long loan.

The 30-year-old striker -- capped over 50 times and a star of Algeria's 2014 World Cup finals campaign -- spent part of last season on loan at Premier League rivals Newcastle having scored 13 times in 46 appearances for the Foxes since joining from Sporting Lisbon in 2016 for a club record fee of £28million ($35.7million, 31.2million euros).

"Leicester City striker Islam Slimani has joined top flight Turkish club Fenerbahce on loan for the 2018/19 season," read a statement from Leicester.

Slimani joins a Fenerbahçe side that finished second in the Turkish Super Lig last season and began their new campaign with a 2-1 win at home to Bursaspor on Saturday.

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