Toulouse outcast Machach joins Napoli

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Jesus Nascimento Jemerson of AS Monaco (L) vies for the ball with Zinedine Machach of Toulouse FC (R) during the French Ligue 1 soccer match, AS Monaco vs Toulouse FC, at Stade Louis II, in Monaco, 04 August 2017.

NAPLES - French midfielder Zinedine Machach has signed for Serie A leaders Napoli until June 2022, the Italian club confirmed on Thursday.



"Welcome Zinedine," wrote Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis on Twitter to announce the arrival of the 22-year-old, posting a picture of him with the footballer after penning the deal in Rome.

There was also a statement on the club website welcoming the midfielder, who saw his Toulouse contract terminated last month following a training ground bust-up with the coaching staff.

Machach spent last season on loan at Marseille and has scored three goals in 38 Ligue 1 games.

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