Galatasaray takes on Dutchman Rodrigues from PAOK
Galatasaray has Tuesday the transfer of Garry Rodrigues completed. In the Netherlands, born and raised Kaapverdiaan is for 3.5 million euro inherited from PAOK Saloniki.
The 26-year-old attacker signed a contract until mid-2021 in Istanbul, confirms Galatasaray. “I think it’s great that I now have for such a big club should play”, praises the born Dutchman is happy with his transfer. “It is wonderful to be here, I’m going to do my very best for this club.”
Rodrigues is the third Dutch player in the selection of Galatasaray. In addition to coach Jan Olde Riekerink also Wesley Sneijder and Nigel de Jong is under contract at ‘Cim Bom Bom’.
For the former youth player of Feyenoord is a dream with his transition. “I know that the club is a large and long history. Hasan Sas was used to be one of my favorite players.”
“I want the fans to know that with all my heart I will play. It is a great honor for these fantastic supporters to be allowed to play. They will always be behind us,” says Rodrigues.
It’s official: Welcome to #Galatasaray, Garry Rodrigues!
Details coming up…
Time of placing
15:54 – 10 January 2017
After he as a youth player didn’t know to break through at Feyenoord debuted Rodrigues in professional football in the Portuguese Real Massama. After periods at the amateurs of XerxesDZB and FC Boshuizen, he signed a contract with ADO.
The Hague rented out the winger directly to FC Dordrecht, where he is a transfer to the Bulgarian Levski Sofia earned. Then he came out for Elche from Spain and PAOK. Earlier this season he played with the Greeks against Ajax in the preliminary rounds of the Champions League.
In 2013 he made his debut the Dutchman in the national team of cape Verde.