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Stromstad agrees Le Mans deal

Norway international to join Ligue 1 side

By Kent Hedlundh.   Last Updated: 14/06/08 4:11pm

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Stromstad: Heading to France

Stromstad: Heading to France

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Norway international Fredrik Stromstad has agreed a three-year deal with Ligue 1 club Le Mans.

The IK Start midfielder, who has made 15 appearances for his country, is set to travel to France for a medical.

An undisclosed fee has been agreed between Le Mans and Start, but Stromstad will remain in his homeland until 6th July.

IK Start administrative director Jan Oddvar Skisland said: "Le Mans and Start have agreed and the board of Start have ratified the transfer.

"The reason is that we had promised Fredrik this. I know that this is a dream he had and now he will join a good club in France."

Stromstad told fvn.no: "This is terrific for me, but it's a bit sad and special to leave Start.

"This is a big chance, a dream come true."

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