Rennes sign Burkina Faso midfielder Jonathan Pitroipa

Burkina Faso's Jonathan Pitroipa in action for Hamburg
Burkina Faso's Jonathan Pitroipa has signed for French side Rennes

Burkina Faso midfielder Jonathan Pitroipa has joined French club Rennes on a four-year deal.

The 25-year-old joins for an undisclosed fee from German side Hamburg, where he played 97 times and scored six goals in three seasons.

He arrived in Germany in 2004 and before Hamburg he played 75 times for Freiburg and scored 16 goals.

Pitroipa was also part of the Burkina Faso squad at the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Angola last year.

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