Born in rotterdam, Rodrigues and join Galatasaray for Al-Ittihad

Garry Mendes Rodrigues leaves after three years at Galatasaray. The born Rotterdammer has Sunday a contract for 4.5 years signed with eight times national champions Al-Ittihad in Saudi Arabia.

Rodrigues played three years for Galatasaray, where he has a contract until mid-2021. The attacker came up to 78 official matches on behalf of the Turkish football club, which he sixteen times scored and just as many assists.

The 28-year-old Rodrigues was in 2012 prof at ADO Den Haag, that he lent to FC Dordrecht. Then played the striker for Levski Sofia, Elche and PAOK Thessaloniki, and then he in January 2017 in Istanbul arrived.

Rodrigues is since 2013 international of cape Verde. On behalf of the group of islands he has 26 international matches and four hits to his name.

At Al-Ittihad will find Rodrigues among others, Karim El Ahmadi, Feyenoord after last season for the club from Saudi Arabia exchanged. Saturday was old PSV defender Manuel da Costa on rental basis inherited from Istanbul Basaksehir.

Al-Ittihad is under the guidance of Slaven Bilic, the former coach of Croatia, Besiktas and West Ham United, are making a bad season. After fifteen matches, the season before last with only six points.

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