Kluivert signs with Lille

Former Dutch international striker Patrick Kluivert has signed for Lille, the French first division club announced Thursday.

Kluivert, who has played for Ajax, AC Milan, Barcelona, Newcastle, Valencia and PSV Eindhoven, was without a contract after being let go by the Dutch club at the end of the season.

The 31-year-old set a national record of 40 goals in 79 games for the Netherlands.