Morgan Amalfitano joins West Bromwich Albion on loan

Morgan Amalfitano of Olympique de Marseille in action during the pre-season friendly match between Parma FC and Olympique de Marseille at Stadio Ennio Tardini on July 31, 2013
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Marseille midfielder Morgan Amalfitano signs a 12-month loan deal with Premier League side West Bromwich Albion.

French midfielder Morgan Amalfitano has completed a season-long loan switch from Marseille to West Bromwich Albion.

Under the terms of the deal, the Baggies have the option to sign the 28-year-old on a permanent basis at the end of the agreement.

"Olympique de Marseille announce the loan with a purchase option for a permanent transfer for Morgan Amalfitano to English club West Bromwich Albion," read a statement on the French side's official website.

Amalfitano, who joined Marseille in 2011, has been capped once by France.

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