Football: Arsenal flop Chamakh joins Palace
LONDON, England (AFP) - Morocco striker Marouane Chamakh ended his disappointing three-year spell at Arsenal on Monday after joining newly-promoted Crystal Palace.
Chamakh, 29, signed a one-year contract with Ian Holloway's team and is likely to make his debut against Tottenham at Selhurst Park on Sunday.
"Crystal Palace are delighted to confirm the signing of Morocco international striker Marouane Chamakh on a one-year deal," a statement on the club's website confirmed.
"The former Arsenal forward has joined the Eagles on a permanent deal after competing a medical in SE25, and will wear the number 29 shirt."