Galatasaray signs Sevilla right back Mariano

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The 31-year old Brazilian is heading for Turkey and has signed a 3-year contract with the club.

The Turkish giants, Galatasaray have confirmed the signing of Sevilla right back Mariano Ferreira.
The 31-year-old has agreed to a three-year deal after Sevilla accepted an offer of up to €4.5 million for

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Mariano, who started 29 La Liga games for Sevilla last season, will earn €2.3m per season during his time in the Super Lig for the Red and Yellow outfit.

Mariano after completing the transfer said:

“I didn’t give a second thought when Galatasaray came calling .” “This is a well-known club in Europe. I spoke to [former Gala goalkeeper] Claudio Taffarel about the club and Istanbul.”

Galatasaray have also brought in Mariano’s compatriot Maicon from Porto and the likes of Younes Belhanda from Dinamo Kiev and Bafetimbi Gomis from Swansea City have also joined the Turkish giants.
But the club has allowed Netherlands international Wesley Sneijder to leave despite having another year left on his contract.

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So Galatasaray have added some very talented and experienced stars ahead of the new season and the Gala faithful will be hoping that the new signings can change the fortune of the club and help them win the Super Lig next season.