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11 July 2018 : Former Barnsley and Blackpool Midfielder Reported As On Trial
Yeovil Town are being linked with former Barnsley and Blackpool midfielder Sessi D'Almeida. The 22 year old is thought to be the central midfield trialist who played in the first half of Tuesday night's home match against Swansea City. He is a former Bordeaux Academy and Paris Saint Germain Academy player who moved to England in the summer of 2016.

Born in Bordeaux on November 20th 1995, he began playing for his home city through their Academy system, playing 33 times for B Team (Development Squad) between 2013 and 2015. He made three appearances for Bordeaux's first team during the second of those seasons. He then moved across and played for Paris St Germain's B Team during 2015-16, making 16 appearances.

D'Almeida went on trial with Barnsley in the summer of 2016, and was given a two year contract. However, he only made three Championship substitute appearances, not helped by him suffering an anterior cruciate knee ligament injury that kept him out for the majoritty of the 2016-17 season. That led to him dropping a level to play for Blackpool. He made 27 appearances for the Tangerines, with 11 of those being from the bench before being released at the end of the 2017-18 season, and is therefore a free agent.

He has generally played as a defensive or holding midfielder for his clubs so far. He is also a Beninese international, making one appearance against Equatorial Guinea in 2015.

As yet his name has not been officially revealed by the club, but his position, looks and availability matched the player who took part in Tuesday night's friendly, with BBC Somerset reporter Chris Spittles believing that he is at the club on trial.


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