Egyptian striker Gedo gets visa to join Hull City

Ahmed Abd El Rasoul , Monday 16 Sep 2013

The Pharaohs' star will be available for training within days

Egypt and Hull City striker Mohamed "Gedo" Nagy

Egyptian forward Mohamed 'Gedo' Nagy, a new signing for Hull City, has received the necessary visa to return to the UK and will be available for the club's training sessions within days.

The Egyptian national team star was stuck in Egypt following his recent call up for the Pharaohs’ Guinea clash and couldn’t return to the UK because of visa issues.

"Gedo has travelled to Dubai with his agent Mamdouh Eid to get the paper work which will let him return to the UK," Hull and East Riding online newspaper reported on Monday.

"The hitman has now been successful and will join his teammates in training later this week," the newspaper added.

The Tigers snatched Gedo in a one-season loan from Egyptian side Ahly just minutes before the transfer window closed last week.

It is the 28-year-old’s second stint at Humberside after his half-season loan started last winter. Gedo impressed by scoring five goals and played a key role in helping Hull City seal promotion to the elite Premier League.

However in the summer Hull opted not to sign him on a permanent basis after he suffered a foot injury that has sidelined him for three months.

The towering forward is best known for scoring five goals in the 2010 African Cup of Nations to guide Egypt to a record-breaking seventh continental title.

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