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French striker Mathias Pogba has this evening left Wrexham and signed for Crewe Alexandra on a two-year deal with the option of a third.

The 21-year-old originally started out as a youth at Celta Vigo before moving to French fourth division side Quimper.

He joined Wrexham a year later following a successful trial and netted four times in 29 appearances in his first season in North Wales.

Pogba improved on that markedly last season and struck a dozen goals in 42 games as Wrexham finished runners-up in the Conference before eventually being defeated in their play-off semi-final by Luton Town.

He was offered a new deal at the Racecourse Ground, but Alex moved in after he failed to reach agreement to make him their third summer capture for a nominal fee following Torquay United defender Mark Ellis and former Chesterfield left-back Gregor Robertson.

Guadeloupe-born Pogba is the brother of ex-Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, who was also on the move to Italian champions Juventus earlier this week.

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Writer:Vital Crewe
Date:Friday July 6 2012
Time: 9:27PM

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