Yossi Benayoun will join Maccabi Tel Aviv FC on a one-year-deal after the former Israel captain signed a contract at the club and will report tomorrow for preliminary tests with some members of the squad as pre season gets underway.

Maccabi’s Sports Director Jordi Cruyff told the clubs’ official website: “Benayoun is a player with a wealth of experience and great qualities who I am sure will be a great addition to Maccabi Tel Aviv’s squad. Both myself , Martin Bain and Mitch Goldhar are working hard to execute our plans we agreed upon some weeks ago  ”. יוסי 5-001

Benayoun told  the club’s official website: “I am delighted ahead of the new challenge in my career and really hoping that we will succeed together”.

Benayoun, enjoyed a successful career in Spain with Racing Santander then moved to England and played for a host of clubs in West Ham, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Queens Park Rangers before returning to Israel and spending the last two seasons at Maccabi Haifa.