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West Bromwich Albion FC Player Profiles

STEPHANE SESSEGNON
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UPDATED 03:39 3rd September 2013


STEPHANE Sessegnon was Albion's final signing of the 2013 summer transfer window - becoming the club's then-record signing.

* Sessegnon, who joined from Sunderland for an undisclosed fee, penned a deal that will keep him at Albion until summer 2016.

* He started his career in his homeland with Requins de’Atlantique before moving to Europe in 2004. 

* 'Sess' spent two seasons in the Parisian suburbs with Creteil before moving on to Le Mans, with whom he reached the semi-finals of the French League Cup. 

* After being snapped up by Paris Saint-Germain, he helped his new club reach the 2008/09 UEFA Cup quarter-finals in his first season. His form during that term also saw him named in the Ligue One Team of the Year. 

* Sessegnon went on to win the 2010 Coupe de France before earning a £6million move to Sunderland the following January. 

* In his first full season at the Stadium of Light, Sessgnon finished as the club’s eight-goal joint-leading scorer and top of the assists table to secure the Mackems’ Player-of-the-Season Award. 

* By the end of May 2015 he had scored six goals in 60 games for Albion, in all competitions.

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