Leeds snap up Habibou

  • Last Updated: January 31 2013, 21:53 GMT

Leeds have signed striker Mouhamadou Habib Habibou from Belgian club SV Zulte Waregem on loan until the end of the season.

Mouhamadou Habib Habibou moves to Elland Road on loan

The 25-year-old, who is a Central African Republic international, has joined the Elland Road outfit with a view to making his move permanent in the summer.

Boss Neil Warnock told the club's official website: "He's a player we've had across for a few days and we liked what we saw.

"We had the opportunity to take him on loan and that gives us a chance to have a longer look at him.

"We think he could be an exciting prospect."

Habibou added: "I'm very happy to be here. I know about the background of the club and the expectations around the club and I'm happy to sign and start playing."


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