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Faubert completes Rugby Park move


Filed: Friday, 26th February 2016
By: Staff Writer


Julien Faubert has joined Scottish Premiership side Kilmarnock on a short-term contract.

The 32-year-old French winger, a free agent since leaving Bordeaux last year has signed for Killie - now managed by former Birmingham and Blackpool boss Lee Clark - until the end of the current season after impressing during a trial period this week.

Faubert, who made 103 starts for West Ham during his spell at the club had been close to joining Kilmarnock's rivals St Johnstone but failed to agree terms after spending a week there on trial and featuring in a development squad fixture.

"Julien has gone back [to France] as he has had a couple of offers," said manager Tommy Wright. "I believe one in America and another offer.

"I fully understand why he has gone. He did extremely well here, was a really good professional but there are a couple of other options, maybe warmer climates are more attractive."



Faubert spent five years at West Ham before leaving for Turkey. Pic: KUMB Archives.


Quite how much warmer it is in East Ayrshire compared to Perth, the home of St Johnstone which is just 80 miles away from Kilmarnock, remains to be seen.





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