Sam Magri joins Ebbsfleet United

Malta international defender Sam Magri signed for Ebbsfleet United from Dover Athletic.

The highly rated 23-year-old, who played for England from Under-16 to Under-19 level come through the youth ranks at Portsmouth before signing for QPR, then playing on loan for Nuneaton Town and later for Crystal Palace. Magri joined Dover in the summer of 2015 and spent the last two seasons as a regular in the Whites defence, helping them challenge for the National League play-offs in successive seasons.

Ebbsfleet have just won promotion to the National League after winning promotion from National League South.

After playing for the Malta Under-21 national team, Magri made his senior debut in November in the World Cup qualifier against Slovenia.

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