Song makes shock move to Africa

African Football

Former FC Barcelona and Arsenal midfielder Alex Song has made a shock move to Djibouti Premier League side Arta Solar 7.

Song, 33, has been a free agent since Swiss Super League side FC Sion terminated his contract shortly after the coronavirus pandemic halted football across the globe.

And while he contested the decision, the 49-time capped Cameroon international who's been without a club since March has now opted for a bizarre move to the African minnows.

The veteran midfielder has signed a one-year contract with an option for a further year and will officially be unveiled by the ambitious club on Thursday.

It marks a stark decline in the career of the technically gifted midfielder who Barcelona forked out £15-million to lure him from the Premier League to Camp Nou in 2012.

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