After five years in Dutch football, Fredrik Midtsjo (28) is making the trip to Turkey.
Midtsjø replaces Dutchman AZ Alkmaar for Turkey’s top club Galatasaray. In doing so, he becomes a teammate with Omar Al-Abdlawi.
The Turkish giants have won the Turkish League 22 times, and also won the UEFA Cup in 2000, but finished last season in a disappointing 13th place.
AZ Alkmaar confirms transfer Locations Tuesday. The midfielder for Galatasaray has been rumored for a long time.
Turkish club writes himself That they paid 3.5 million euros, 34.8 million NOK to Midtsjø, and that he would receive an annual salary of 975,000 euros, 9.7 million NOK.
Midtsjø signed a three-year contract with the Turkish club.
On weekends, AZ Alkmaar . lit up Twitter The Norwegian has obtained permission to travel to Turkey to finalize a possible transfer. Midtsjø came to Holland from Rosenborg in 2017 and since then has been an important part of the club. The 28-year-old has nearly 200 games for AZ Alkmaar.
– The move to Frederick five years ago has proven a success for all parties, AZ’s Director of Football Max Huiberts says in the press release.
– It’s been a stable piece in recent seasons. We were aware of his desire to go on another foreign adventure. We thank Frederick for his years in the AZ jersey, and we wish him all the best in his future career, says Huiberts.
Midtsjø was also a key piece for coach Kåre Ingebrigtsen when Rosenborg won the series three years in a row from 2015 to 2017. He won the cup twice with RBK. The midfielder previously played for Ranheim and Sundance Ulf.
Midtsjø has played eleven caps for Norway since his debut in 2016. Midtsjø played his first five matches under Ståle Solbakken, but has not been on the pitch since then with Norway. He was in the squad for matches against Latvia and the Netherlands last fall.
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