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Mbenza makes permanent Terriers move

9th July 2019, 12:15 by Tom McGarry

Isaac Mbenza has completed his permanent transfer to Huddersfield following his loan spell at the John Smith's Stadium last season.

The Belgium Under-21 international has put pen to paper on a two-year contract with the Terriers, who took up an option in the original loan agreement to sign the winger on a permanent basis from Montpellier.

Mbenza enjoyed mixed success during Huddersfield's ill-fated Premier League campaign last term, only making four top-flight starts before David Wagner's departure in January, but he featured regularly following Jan Siewert's arrival and scored his first goal for the club during the 1-1 draw with Manchester United in May.

The 23-year-old, who also represented his country at this summer's European Under-21 Championship, clearly did enough to impress Siewert as he has now become Town's fifth signing of the summer, following in the footsteps of Reece Brown, Tommy Elphick, Josh Koroma and Herbert Bockhorn.

Huddersfield are certainly not done in the transfer market, as they remain in the hunt to bring in Everton midfielder Kieran Dowell on loan, while the likes of Mathias Jorgensen and Tommy Smith are expected to leave before the window shuts.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom McGarry completed his sports journalist degree in 2011,and has since has become an integral part of the editorial and audio team. He is passionate about all things sport, particularly football, and is a lifelong supporter of his hometown club Carlisle United.

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