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Achraf Lazaar

Midfielder

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Biography

Date of birth

22/01/1992

Height

184 cm

Signed

31/01/2019

Country

Morocco

The Owls completed the loan signing of Achraf Lazaar from Premier League Newcastle in January 2019.

The left-sided Moroccan international joined Wednesday until the end of the season.

Lazaar can operate as a left winger or left back and arrived at Hillsborough with Magpies consort Rolando Aarons.

Lazaar began his career with Varese in Italy before joining Serie A side Palermo in 2014.

The 27-year-old moved to Tyneside in August 2016, featuring ten times as Newcastle lifted the Championship trophy.

He spent last season back in Italy, on loan with top flight side Benevento before returning to St James' Park.

Lazaar has also featured on the international stage having been capped on 17 occasions for Morocco.

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