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SPORTS | 31-07-2023 13:26

Galatasaray secures star striker Mauro Icardi for three more years

Following his impressive performance on loan last season, where he scored 22 goals and provided seven assists, Mauro Icardi contributed significantly to Galatasaray's victory in the 2022-2023 Turkish Super League season, with the club paying PSG €10 million in instalments over four years for his release.

Turkish football club Galatasaray have confirmed the signing of striker Mauro Emanuel Icardi Rivero from French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain on a permanent deal.

Galatasaray will pay Icardi an annual salary of €6 million (US$6.6 million) for three years, according to an exchange filing from the Turkish club on Sunday. 

The 30-year-old footballer — originally from Argentina —  had a standout performance last season while on loan with Galatasaray and became a fan favourite. With 22 goals and providing seven assists in 24 league appearances, he played a key role in leading the team to the championship in the 2022-2023 Turkish Super League season.

To secure the release of the striker, Galatasaray will pay PSG €10 million in instalments over four years, according to the filing. 



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