Aston Villa have announced the signing of Mahmoud Hassan for an undisclosed fee, subject to a work visa and international clearance.
The winger, known as Trezeguet, has moved from Turkish outfit Kasimpasa for a fee believed to be in excess of £10million.
Villa officially announced the deal with special reference to the the 24-year-old’s Twitter following. The Egypt international has 1.9million followers and Villa invited their fans to follow the former Al Ahly , Anderlech and Mouscron player.
Villa head coach Dean Smith told the club’s website: “We’re really excited to work with ‘Trez’. I’ve watched him a number of times.
“He’s the type of wide player that we have been looking for who is direct, causes problems for the opposition in the final third and scores goals.”
— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) July 24, 2019