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BURTON ALBION SIGN ADLENE GUEDIOURA

25 February 2022

BURTON Albion have signed veteran Algerian international Adlene Guedioura on a deal until the end of the season.

The 36-year-old has most recently spent time at Sheffield United having returned to England after two seasons in the Qatar Stars League.

Guedioura has earned 62 caps for Algeria and has experience of playing in four countries.

He has also represented Wolves, Nottingham Forest, Crystal Palace, Watford and Middlesbrough.

French-born, he kicked off his professional career at Sedan, Noisy-le-Sec, L'Entente SSG and Creteil before a spell in Belgium with Kortrijk and Charleroi, where he came to the attention of Wolves manager Mick McCarthy.

Between the Premier League and Championship, he has clocked up 220 appearances in English football before his move to Qatar with Al-Gharafa.

Manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, said: “He’s going to offer experience – we’ve got a lot of young players and to get his experience I think it will benefit a lot of our young players.

"I know him from my time at Nottingham Forest and I think he will give us that extra power and physicality for the remainder of the season and then we will see.”

On signing, Guedioura said: “I’m very grateful to be given the opportunity to sign here.

“I know the manager from my time working with him at Nottingham Forest and I’m happy to be joining him again at this club.

“I’ve played here a few times and it’s a nice club – I want to get some game time here and hopefully it can help me to show that I'm ready and available to play for my country again.”


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