Elmander joins Galatasaray

Elmander joins Galatasaray

Bolton striker Johan Elmander has signed a three-year deal with Galatasaray, the Turkish club have announced.

The 29-year-old, who was out of contract at the Reebok Stadium, had already agreed a deal in principle with the Istanbul side and was in the Turkish capital today to finalise the move.

A statement from Galatasaray today read: “Galatasaray Sports Club has announced the official signing of Johan Elmander from Bolton Wanderers on Monday.

“Elmander has signed a contract valid until the end of 2013-14 football season.”

Sweden international Elmander joined Bolton from Toulouse three years ago for a club record £8.2m and scored 12 goals in all competitions this season.

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