Los Angeles FC exercised defender Omar Gaber's contract option from Swiss side FC Basel on Thursday and transferred him to Pyramids FC of the Egyptian Premier League.
Los Angeles FC’s Egyptian player, Omar Gaber, praised his Egyptian teammate and Liverpool star Mohamed Salah, calling him “his brother”.
Three weeks into the start of the new season in Major League Soccer (MLS), the teams begin to return home after the pre-season.
Gaber will be the second Egyptian player in MLS as Egyptian defender Ali Ghazal plays for Vancouver Whitecaps.
Of the 18 international appearances played by Gaber, six were under the leadership of Bradley.
Egypt’s head coach, Hector Cuper, has decided to call up Omar Gaber for the team’s crucial match against Congo in the World Cup qualifiers.
The national team manager announced the names of 14 players selected to join the team in preparation for the fifth round of the 2018 World Cup qualifier.
Omar Gaber will be in the starting lineup with Basel against Chiasso on Sunday in the Swiss Cup competitions.
Basel defeated FC Wettswil Bonstetten 2-0 in the first leg of the Swiss Cup on Sunday, August 13. Omar Gaber assisted the second goal.
Six Egyptian International players are expected to play with their European clubs on August 5.
National team participations prevented Omar Gaber from joining the Premier League in the current transfer market.