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OFFICIAL: Alex Song joins FC Sion

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Former Arsenal, Barcelona and West Ham United midfielder Alex Song has signed for Swiss side FC Sion on a free transfer.

Alex Song has put pen to paper on a two-year deal with the Swiss Super League side according to Sky Sports.

FC Sion are currently fifth after four games in the country’s top division. The Swiss club took to Twitter to announce the signing.

The Cameroon international signed for Arsenal in 2006 where he made over 200 appearances for the Gunners and scored 7 goals.

He left the Gunners in 2012 to sign for Barcelona. He made 39 appearances and scored and just one goal for Spanish giants.

Barcelona sent him on loan back to the Premier League with West Ham where he spent two seasons.

In 2016, left Barcelona and headed to Russia to play for Rubin Kazan.

He left Russian club Rubin Kazan in January and had been training with FC Sion for several weeks before signing the deal.