A few moments before the end of the Turkish summer transfer window, Galatasaray FC activated to boost its workforce after the 2021/2022 season without expectations (13th place in the league). In fact, in addition to the Parisian Mauro Icardi, the Istanbul Lions have provided the services of Spanish international midfielder Juan Mata, without any contract since his departure from Manchester United. He is committed for the next two seasons with yellow and red, currently seventh in the championship after 5 days.
“An agreement has been reached with professional footballer Juan Manuel Mata Garcia for a period of two seasons, with an option for the second year. As a result, our footballer will receive a net wage of 1,900,000 euros for the 2022-2023 season.We can read the press release of the Istanbul Club. The main interested party has already expressed itself in the wake of his signature: “Everyone told me there was a great atmosphere here. I can’t wait to live this experience, and I can’t wait to play in front of our fans. Galatasaray is the most successful team in Turkey. It is also a club that has its place in football history. I thank everyone for the warm welcome.”
Galatasaray (@GalatasaraySK) September 8, 2022