AS Saint-Etienne have announced the signature of Algerian international playmaker made Ryad Boudebouz.
AS Saint-Etienne have already found Rémy Cabella's replacement. While the Corsican attacking midfielder made the move to the Russian league's Krasnodar on Saturday, Les Verts announced Ryad Boudebouz's arrival from Real Betis on a three-year deal.
More than 300 Ligue 1 Conforama appearances
A product of the renowned FC Sochaux-Montbéliard youth academy, Colmar native Boudebouz also turned out for SC Bastia and Montpellier before a move to La Liga side Real Betis in the summer of 2017. The 29-year-old, who has been on loan to Celta Vigo for the past six months, has 301 appearances and 45 goals in Ligue 1 Conforama.
Boudebouz is the latest in a healthy list of new recruits for the Rhône valley club, which has already brought in Alpha Sissoko, Harold Moukoudi, Sergi Palencia, Youssouf, Denis Bouanga and Franck Honorat in the summer transfer window.