ISTANBUL

Turkish midfielder Emre Kilinc moved to Galatasaray, the Lions announced on Wednesday.

Galatasaray said that the 25-year-old inked four-year contract with the club.

Lions will pay to Kilinc 11 million Turkish liras ($1,5 million) for the 2020-21 season, 8 million liras for the 2021-2022 campaign, 8.5 million liras for the 2022-2023 season and 9 million liras for the 2023-2024 campaign.

Kilinc played for the Turkish Super League side Sivasspor from 2017 to 2020. He has scored 24 goals and 29 assists in 119 appearances so far.

The Yellow-Reds wished him success on the club’s website.

Albert Riera to serve as assistant coach for Galatasaray

The Istanbul powerhouse also said on its website that ex-Galatasaray player Albert Riera was named assistant coach of the head coach Fatih Terim.

Riera played for the Lions between 2011 and 2014 to appear in 80 games.

The 38-year-old helped the team win two Turkish Super League titles and two Turkish Super Cup trophies.

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