Ex-Sunderland striker moves to Serie A.
Former Sunderland striker Louis Saha has joined Italian side Lazio on a free transfer after being released from his contract at the Stadium of Light.
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French international forward Saha only moved to Sunderland in the summer following his release my Tottenham, but he was told he could leave or have his contract terminated if he found a new club having failed to find the net in a red and white shirt.
He had been signed to provide cover for Steven Fletcher but the arrival of Danny Graham from Swansea City meant his Sunderland was over.
He formally left Sunderland at the end of January and was linked with moves to South Africa and Brazil. But it will be Italy that he will play the remainder of the season after agreed to join the Serie A side until the end of the season.
The 34-year-old was officially unveiled as a Lazio player having answered an SOS call following an injury German international forward Miroslav Klose, who had been ruled out for two months after suffering a knee injury.
Saha, who has been capped 20 times by France, has previously had spells in the Premier League with Newcastle United, Fulham, Manchester United, Everton and Tottenham prior to joining Sunderland.