Grasshopper Club Zurich can announce the signing of Aly Mallé

Aly Mallé is joining Grasshopper Club Zurich on loan from Udinese Calcio and is signing a contract until the end of a season with a a buy option for four additional years. In the second half of last season (17/18), the 20-year-old forward from Mali played for Spanish second division side Lorca on loan, where he featured in 12 matches before returning to Italy. In the 16/17 season, the young talent played more than ten times in La Liga for FC Granada as one of the league's youngest players at the age of 18. The young professional also reached the World Cup final with the U17 national side in 2015 and was honoured as the third best player in the tournament.

"Despite his young age, Aly offers a great deal of international experience, among other things thanks to his time playing in La Liga. He will bolster our attack with his speed and technique," said GC Sports Director Mathias Walther.

Grasshopper Club Zurich looks forward to working with Aly Mallé.