Brighton & Hove Albion's Tomer Hemed cancels contract to join Charlton Athletic
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Brighton & Hove Albion's Tomer Hemed cancels contract to join Charlton Athletic

​Tomer Hemed has officially signed with Charlton Athletic after he reportedly reached an agreement with his former club Brighton & Hove Albion to cancel his contract which was in its final year. 

By cancelling his contract, this has enabled Hemed to make the move the Charlton after spending four years with Brighton according to West Sussex County Times. 

The Seagulls manager Graham Potter said, “At this stage in his career Tomer wants to play regular football and at Charlton, he has the opportunity to do that.

“There’s no doubt he’s been a great player for this club. He played an integral part in winning promotion from the Championship and scored some crucial goals in the Premier League.

“During the short time I’ve been here, he’s been a fantastic professional. On behalf of the club, I’d like to thank him for his service and wish him all the very best for his time with Charlton and his future career.”

Hemed has been quite a journeyman in his career having plied his trade for Maccabi Haifa in Israel then he went on to have loan spells at Real Mallorca and Almeria before joining the Premier League in June 2015.

The 32-year-old together with Glenn Murray and Sam Baldock inspired Brighton to success during the 2016/17 season scoring 11 goals for a second successive season. 

The Israel international manage to forge 16 league appearances for Brighton before he was shipped out on loan to Queens Park Rangers where he scored seven goals last season. 

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