Former PEC-defender Sainsbury to Inter, Ba to return for Besiktas


Former PEC-defender Sainsbury to Inter, Ba to return for Besiktas

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Former PEC Zwolle defender Trent Sainsbury is by the Chinese Jiangsu Suning the next six months to be rented to Internazionale. Demba Ba leave China temporarily. The striker returns to Besiktas.

Inter confirmed the transfer of Sainsbury Tuesday afternoon on the site of the club. The 25-year-old Australian is the replacement of the three-year-old Andrea Ranocchia, who earlier on Deadline Day on a rental basis left for Premier League club Hull City.

Sainsbury played between January 2014 and January 2016 33 matches for PEC Zwolle. A year ago, he signed for three seasons with Jiangsu Suning.

For the club from the Chinese Super League he went 28 league games in action.

Internazionale, the season is moderately began under the now sacked Frank de Boer, currently fourth in Serie A.

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Ba returns after a year and a half back at Besiktas. The 31-year-old striker, who in the season of 2014/2015 eighteen competitiegoals made for the Turkish football club, from the Chinese Shanghai Shenhua and is for a half year rental.

The Senegalese is almost fit after he in July, a horrific broken leg suffered.


Haris Medunjanin leaves after two years with Maccabi Tel Aviv. The 31-year-old former player of AZ signs for three years at Philadelphia Union, which plays in the American Major League Soccer (MLS).

“At the beginning of the transfer asked Haris to us for permission for three years to the MLS to leave,” said technical director Jordi Cruyff of Maccabi. “That permission we have given him, because we understood that this is a great opportunity for him at this stage of his career.”

Medunjanin set to leave Maccabi


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11:44 – 31 January 2017

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