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Former Real Betis striker Perez: Fekir just like Denilson

Former Real Betis striker Ivan Perez is backing Nabil Fekir for success in Spain.

Fekir completed his surprise move from Lyon on Monday for a fee of just 19.75 million euros.

Perez has likened the deal to the arrival of Denilson.

Betis signed Brazilian Denilson from Sao Paulo in 1998 for a world record 31.5 million euros.

"You can compare the two signings because both were a real step forward [for Betis]," Perez told Radio MARCA.

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