Bordeaux have officially announced the signing of Jaroslav Plasil on a four-year contract.
The Czech Republic international joins from Osasuna after Bordeaux held off competition from Marseille for his signature.
Plasil is looking forward to plying his trade for a club that prides itself on playing attractive football.
"It's a challenge which opens up the possibility for me to play in the Champions League and other competitions," he said.
"A factor which counted towards my coming here is that Bordeaux is a club where the focus is on playing the ball."
Bordeaux president Jean-Louis Triaud also expressed his delight at bringing in Plasil.
"He is an experienced player with a lot of talent who can play on the left and the right," said Triaud.
"He's got a powerful physical presence and exceptional technical qualities."