Monaco midfielder Chris Malonga has left the French club for Primeira Liga outfit Vitoria de Guimaraes.
The 26-year-old moved to the Stade Louis II in 2010 from Nancy but struggled to hold down a regular place during his three years with the club.
He spent last season on loan at Swiss side Lausanne and has now joined the Portuguese Cup holders for an undisclosed fee.
A statement from Monaco read: “Midfielder Chris Malonga was transferred to Vitoria de Guimaraes.
“Good luck to Chris in his new colours.”
Malonga has been pushed down the pecking order at Monaco under Cladio Ranieri, with his position coming under further threat after the Ligue 1 newcomers signed midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia from