The Paris Saint-Germain handball team announced that the 25-year-old Egyptian footballer, Yahya Khaled, has joined the club in a three-season deal, as of July 1, 2024.
Yahya Khaled began his professional career at the age of 19 with Zamalek Club, where he won the Egyptian League (2019), three African Champions Leagues (2017, 2018, 2019) and two African Cups (2018, 2019), according to the official website of the Parisian club today.
In the summer of 2019, the right-back was loaned out to Hungarian Télékom Veszprém before signing a permanent contract with him in 2021. Under his new colors, Yehia Khaled won a national championship (2023), three championships (2020, 2021, 2022) and three Hungarian cups (2021, 2021). 2022, 2023).
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With the Egyptian national team, Yahya Khaled won the gold medal in the African Nations Championship in 2020, and finished fourth in the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021.. The future Parisian player was voted the best right-back of the competition, with 38 goals.
For his part, Yehia Khaled said: “Signing with Paris Saint-Germain will mark a new chapter in my career..it will allow me to join this club to continue my progress.”
He added, “It is a club that has proven its stability at the highest levels, both domestically and on the continent… I look forward to discovering a new culture, a new organization, wearing the red and blue shirt… I am also looking forward to meeting the fans.”
“Welcome to a player like Yahya Khaled is very positive for the club’s future,” said Thierry Omer, general manager of the Paris Saint-Germain handball team. “His experience in one of the major European clubs enabled him to become a standard player in his position.”
He added, “In all the competitions he has played, Yehia Khaled has shown the ability to play a decisive role for his team.. We are pleased to be able to count on him in our team starting in the summer of 2024.. He will undoubtedly be an essential element in our attempt to win other titles in the coming seasons.”