Cardiff City confirm signing of Clermont striker Idriss Saadi

Cardiff sign French striker Idriss Saadi
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Cardiff City confirm the signing of striker Idriss Saadi from French second division side Clermont Foot on a three-year deal.

Cardiff City have confirmed the signing of striker Idriss Saadi from French second division side Clermont.

The 23-year-old has signed for an undisclosed fee, putting pen to paper on a three-year deal that runs until the summer of 2018.

Idriss began his professional career with Saint-Etienne, before switching to Clermont in the summer of 2014 and scoring 18 goals in 39 appearances last season.

A former France Under-19 international, Saadi becomes manager Russell Slade's fourth signing of the summer following the acquisitions of Semi Ajayi, Sammy Ameobi and Gabriel Tamas.

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