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Bastia sign Ryad Boudebouz

Bastia have beaten the transfer deadline to sign attacking midfielder Ryad Boudebouz from Sochaux for €1 million, the Ligue 1 club have confirmed.

The Algeria international, 23, has signed a three-year contract with the Corsican club after spending five seasons with Sochaux.

Right-sided winger Boudebouz represented France up to Under-19 level but switched allegiance to Algeria in 2010 before representing the nation at the World Cup in South Africa.

Information from the Press Association was used in this report.