Lille has confirmed the signing of
Kalou has agreed a four-year deal at the Ligue 1 side after being released at the end of last season after six years with the London club.
"LOSC formalises the arrival of
"The contract of the 26-year-old European champion is four seasons. The former Chelsea player is committed to the club until 2016."
Kalou, who was brought to Chelsea by
The frontman ended last season as a key member of manager
Kalou joins a Lille side which was champion of
The club is moving to a new stadium ahead of the new campaign and Kalou said: "The project of LOSC, especially with the arrival of the new stadium, is ambitious and I really liked it.
"From what I've discovered the club, it has nothing to envy the greatest outfits in
"I am now here to have fun."
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