Sheffield Wednesday: Six facts you might not know about Almen Abdi

Almen Abdi. Photo: PA
Almen Abdi. Photo: PA
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Swiss international Almen Abdi has signed for Sheffield Wednesday.

Here are six interesting facts about the midfielder you might not know.

1. Abdi started his career at Zurich making his professional debut at the age of 17.

2. During the 2008–09 season Abdi was Zurich’s top goal scorer with 19 goals and adding an impressive 12 assists.

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3. The same season he was voted the best midfielder in the Swiss Super League and was presented with the Best Swiss Player Award.

4. During his season-long loan at Watford in 2012–13 he scored 12 goals in 36 games.

5. Abdi played a total 130 games for Watford scoring 25 goals.

6. He has played six times for Switzerland