Fenerbahce confirms Slimani loan deal

After struggling for goals during his time in England, Islam Slimani will hope to revive his club career in Turkey.

Leicester City striker Islam Slimani during a loan spell at Newcastle United.   -  Getty Images

Fenerbahce has announced the signing of striker Islam Slimani from Leicester City.

The Turkish club revealed the arrival of the Algeria international on its official website, though Leicester is yet to confirm the deal.

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According to Fenerbahce, Slimani will join the side on loan for the 2018-19 season after completing a medical and signing a contract.

The 30-year-old scored regularly during his time with Sporting in Portugal but struggled for goals in England, managing just eight for Leicester in the Premier League.

He spent the second half of the 2017-18 campaign on loan to Newcastle United, failing to find the net in four appearances.

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