Malaga secure permanent deal for Nordin Amrabat

Galatasaray have accepted the payment terms from the Spanish club, for the Moroccan international.

Malaga had until Thursday 30th April to reach an agreement with Galatasaray, over the permanent signing of on-loan forward, Nordin Amrabat. It appears a deal has now been struck between the two clubs.

The option to buy clause valued Amrabat at €3.5 million, but according to Diario SUR, Malaga have agreed to pay half that amount immediately, with the remaining €1.75 million to be paid at a later date. An offer which has now been accepted by Galatasaray.

The willingness of the player to remain with the Costa del Sol club, has played an important part of the negotiations. The 28-year-old having expressed his desire to continue at La Rosaleda, on numerous occasions.

However, during the uncertainty over the last month, as Malaga worked out a formula to make his signing permanent, other clubs were hovering intently.

West Ham United and West Bromwhich Albion were both strongly linked with interest, although they will now have to look elsewhere.

Heading into the final four games of the season, Málaga currently sit in 7th position in La Liga, in with a chance of claiming a place in the Europa League.

However, their recent form has been far from spectacular, having gone without a win from their last seven encounters.

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