Friday 19 June 2020
The technical staff of the Egyptian team, led by Hossam Al-Badri, announced that it is following up on the Egyptian professional Haitham Hassan, a player of Chaturore, who is participating in the French second division.
Hisham Hassan, who is fluent in left foot, is 18 years old and was born in the French capital, Paris, from Egypt’s father and Tunisian mother on February 8, 2002.
Haitham trained in the start of his football career with Paris Club when he was between 6 to 16 years old, before moving to Perry in the summer of 2017, but after various tests in Bastia, Metz and Toulouse, he moved to the ranks of Chaturore, who plays in his ranks during the current period .
Haytham Hassan began his real career in the stadiums with Chateaur Junior, until a professional contract was signed with him two years ago, specifically on the first of June 16, at the age of 16, and despite his young age he managed to write his first professional appearance in a match that ended in a negative tie against Paris in the League French second division on October 19, 2018.
Haitham Hassan plays in the offensive line and is good at playing right and left wings as he is also relied on in the middle of the stadium. He participated this season with Chaturore in 13 matches in the French second division (5 essential and 8 as an alternative) and made the winning goal in the last meeting of his club at the expense of Caen on Last March 6.
The Egyptian professional’s participation with Chaturore in the canceled current season was better compared to what he presented last season in which he was escalated to the first team, where his participation was limited to only four games, but despite appearing in the total of nearly 100 minutes, he managed to make a goal against Gazellek Ajaccio .
Hossam Al-Badri is awaiting further matches for his player with his team as soon as activity returns in France, after the French Federation decided to cancel the current season due to the epidemic of the new Corona virus (Covid 19).
France was born
Internationally, Haitham Hassan played in the French junior national team, and was called up for the junior under-17 team in September 2018, and he has played for the under-18 national team since September 2019.
Haytham played 12 international matches with the France U-17 team, succeeded in scoring two goals and making a goal, and also played three games with the France U-18 team.
The player participated in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil last year 2019, during which he succeeded in creating a goal against Spain in the quarter-finals, but he lost the semi-final at the hands of Brazil, the competition champion, before he won the World Cup bronze by beating the Netherlands in a fixing match The third and fourth place owners.
Despite his participation with the French junior national team, the young player has the right to choose to represent Egypt, in light of not being called upon to participate with the French national team.
He caught the attention of adults
Press reports have talked about the desire of several clubs to sign Haitham Hassan at the start of the current season 2019-2020, which was led by Tottenham and Watford England, and the latter made a bid of 2.5 million euros to include the player during the last summer transfers, according to the well-known newspaper “L’Equipe” in France.
However, Haytham Hassan postponed his decision to move to the two teams that play in the English Premier League, as Barcelona was reported to want to sign with him to support the youth team “Juvenil A”, which was then led by former Catalan goalkeeper Victor Valdes, to be the club’s future in the coming years.
French reports revealed that the player of Egyptian origins received contacts last year through his agent, the same agent of French star Antoine Griezmann, Barcelona star, in order to join the Catalan team, but the player remained in the ranks of his team, Chaturore, with whom he had a contract until 2021.