File- Amed Hegazi has joined Al Ittihad one a one-year loan
CAIRO-27 October 2020: Egypt International defender Ahmed Hegazi will start his mission with his new club, Al Ittihad, against Al Ahli in Jeddah derby, according to Al Ittihad club officials.
Al Ittihad will host Al Ahli in Jeddah's derby on Saturday 31 October and the team coaching staff aims to give the Egyptian defender his debut in one of the biggest fixtures in the Saudi Arabian calendar.
Al Ittihad are not having their best time after poor start in the league after losing the first game against Ittifaq while the second match against Al Fateh ended with a draw.
Hegazi underwent COVID-19 test in England and he is expected to arrive in Saudi Arabia in the next few hours.
Hegazi has joined the Saudi Arabian giants a one-year loan with the option to make the deal permanent.
Hejazi played a massive role in West Bromwich Albion's campaign to return back to the Premier League but the player failed to earn a starting position in his manager, Slaven Bilic's plan.
Hegazi is one of the key players in the Egyptian national team and he participated in Egypt's three matches in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
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