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Kermit Erasmus heading to France

Orlando Pirates striker Kermit Erasmus has completed a surprise move to Ligue 1 side Rennes.

Kermit Erasmus who has played eight matches for his country, has signed a 30 month contract with Rennes. Picture: Twitter @WeAreRennes.
Kermit Erasmus,Kermit Erasmus heading to France
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JOHANNESBURG – Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates striker Kermit Erasmus has completed a surprise move to Ligue 1 side Rennes.

The former Buccaneers striker, who has played eight matches for his country signed a 30 month contract with the European team.


Erasmus joined Pirates in 2013 and scored 13 goals in 51 appearances for the Soweto giants.

His signing for the Brittany club means that he will miss this weekend's derby match between Kaizer Chiefs and Pirates. 
 
Erasmus will wear the number nine jersey for Rennes, a shirt that has been vacant since the loan move of Ola Toivonen to Sunderland in the summer last year.

Rennes are currently in fourth place on the French league table.

(Edited by Refilwe Pitjeng)

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