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By The Atlas Lions, Feb 21 2019 01:08PM



Romain Saiss has committed his future to Wolves be agreeing a new deal until 2021.


The midfielder follows Conor Coady and Matt Doherty in signing news terms, having proved an important part of Nuno Espirito Santo’s squad once again this season.


The Moroccan international, who appeared in last year’s World Cup, is now in his third Molineux campaign, in which time he’s made more than 80 appearances.


The midfielder joined from Angers in 2016 and played an integral role in last season’s promotion to the Premier League, appearing regularly alongside Ruben Neves.


Since promotion, the 28-year-old has been patient for minutes, but has benefitted from his versatility, utilised in both defence and midfield in recent months.


On Boxing Day Saiss’ late equaliser earned Wolves a point against Fulham and the following month he opened the scoring in an impressive victory over West Ham United.


Last weekend he helped Wolves into their first FA Cup quarter final since 2003 and can look forward to to the future at Molineux.


https://www.wolves.co.uk/news/first-team/20190212-saiss-agrees-new-wolves-deal/


By The Atlas Lions, Feb 19 2019 10:23AM

Several international football clubs showed interest in the 25-year old Moroccan football star.


By Morocco World News -


Rabat – Another football club is interested in Moroccan footballer Hakim Ziyech, who currently plays for Ajax.


According to Calciomercato, British football team Chelsea is interested in the Moroccan footballer this summer.


In this season, the Moroccan footballer made 31 appearances, in which he scored 15 goals and offered 12 assists, according to Caught Offside.


Ziyech joined Ajax in 2017.1 In April 2018, Ziech clinched the title of the player of the year in his Dutch team after he led them to a major win against AZ Alkmaar.


Born in the Netherlands to Moroccan parents, Ziyech is also admired by Moroccan football fans.


The footballer made his debut for Morocco in October 2015 in a friendly match with Côte d’Ivoire. He was also among the list of Moroccan footballers who played in the 2018 World Cup.


Ziyech also played for the Netherlands in the Under 19, Under 20, and Under 21 teams between 2012 and 2014.

By The Atlas Lions, Feb 12 2019 12:47PM

Morocco’s Achraf Hakimi market value has tripled since he joined Borussia Dortmund on a loan from Real Madrid.


By Morocco World News -


Rabat – Football website Transfermarkt has reported that Achraf Hakimi’s market value has jumped three times after a successful half-season with Borussia Dortmund.


Transfermarkt, specialized in defining the market value of players, has valued Achraf Hakimi’s at €25 million, after being esteemed at €7.5 million with Real Madrid when he left in July 2018.


When Hakimi played with Real Madrid, he rarely featured in matches. He was deemed surplus to requirement, pushing Real Madrid to loan him to Borussia Dortmund for two years.


According to many football reports, Hakimi does not want to return to Real Madrid to be a substitute again, especially after improving his footballistic skills and guaranteeing a permanent spot as an undoubted starter at his current German club.


With 49 points and 20 matches played, Borussia Dortmund is ranked first in Bundesliga, the top German football league.

By The Atlas Lions, Feb 11 2019 08:52PM

Barcelona have reportedly swooped to sign Mallorca youngster Chadi Riad.


The 15-year-old, who is a Morocco youth international, has been linked with Villarreal in recent weeks.


However, according to Sport, Barcelona have secured the services of the defender, who will move to the club's La Masia academy at the end of the 2018-19 campaign.


The report has claimed that Riad will initially line up for Barcelona's Juvenil B team with the view to progressing over the next few years.


Riad recently played a key role in the Morocco Under-15 side which won the Youth African Games.



https://www.sportsmole.co.uk/football/barcelona/transfer-talk/news/barca-secure-15-year-olds-signature_349971.html

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