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Sahar leaves Chelsea for Espanyol

Ben Sahar making his Chelsea debut in 2007
Sahar made his Chelsea debut against Macclesfield in the FA Cup in 2007

Chelsea's teenage striker Ben Sahar has moved to Spanish side Espanyol.

The 19-year-old, who became Israel's youngest international when he made his debut at the age of 17 in 2007, has signed a four-year contract.

Sahar joined Chelsea from Israeli side Hapoel Tel-Aviv in 2006 and last season had a six-month spell on loan at Dutch club De Graafschap.

He made five appearances for the Blues and also spent time on loan at QPR, Sheffield Wednesday and Portsmouth.

Sahar played nine games for QPR in the 2007-2008 campaign before moving to the Owls, where he scored three goals in 12 outings.

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BBC Sport's Peter Scrivener

Last summer he switched to Pompey but he did not play for the first team during a six-month stay at Fratton Park and moved on to Eredivisie side De Graafschap, where he scored on his debut.



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see also
Sahar moves on loan to Dutch side
03 Jan 09 |  Chelsea
Chelsea loan Sahar to Portsmouth
01 Jul 08 |  Portsmouth
Chelsea's Sahar extends Owls loan
19 Mar 08 |  Sheff Wed
Owls sign Chelsea striker Sahar
21 Feb 08 |  Sheff Wed
QPR to keep Sahar until January
09 Aug 07 |  QPR


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