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​DONE DEAL: Ex-Arsenal forward Chamakh joins Cardiff

Former Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh has become Championship Cardiff City third free-transfer signing in the past 24 hours.

The Moroccan, 32, has signed a deal until January to reunite with boss Neil Warnock, who managed him at Crystal Palace.

"I'm so happy to be here and work with the manager again," Chamakh said. "I'm happy and proud to work with him here.

"Cardiff are a side that should be on top and I think we can improve going forward," he said.

"I'm looking forward to meeting with my new team-mates and getting started. I can't wait to score for my new team."

Warnock added: "We've signed Marouane on a short-term deal until January to assess his fitness.

"He's a versatile player with pedigree and somebody who impressed me during my time at Crystal Palace."

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