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Faubert makes Real loan switch

Faubert makes Real loan switch
Faubert makes Real loan switch.

West Ham midfielder Julien Faubert has completed his loan move to Real Madrid, the Primera Liga club have confirmed.

Faubert passed a medical in the Spanish capital on Saturday.

The 25-year-old joins Madrid on loan until the end of the season, with the Spanish club having an option to buy him on a permanent basis.

"Real Madrid and West Ham United have reached an agreement for the loan of the French player Julien Faubert until the end of this season," read a statement on the club website, www.realmadrid.com.

"The signed deal establishes a loan move until June 30, the date in which the technical staff of the club will decide if it suits them to exercise a right to buy the player for the next three years."

Faubert joined West Ham in 2007 from Bordeaux but soon suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon, which left him on the sidelines for the first half of last season.

Madrid have been searching for a right winger during the transfer window and were linked with the likes of Jermaine Pennant, Aaron Lennon and Antonio Valencia.

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