The Turkish giants, Galatasaray, announced the news on Thursday night. The arrival of a total of five players has been confirmed by the club.
The club has signed Manchester United star Juan Mata, PSG’s striker Mauro Icardi, defender Matthias Ross, midfielder Milot Rashica and winger Yusuf Demir. They also signed the Napoli star Dries Mertens and Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira in this transfer window.
The Special announcement video
The announcement video the club posted was a unique one and it attracted much attention from football fans all over the world.
It showed the five players getting out of sports cars while wearing tuxedos.
At the end, they all met up together and posed in Galatasaray shirts as heavy music was blasted in the background.
The caption for the video read: “High five! 🙏 No need for the Oscars, here’s the GalaStars! ✨💛❤️ #WeAreTheBest.”
Top 5 Galatasaray Player Signings
Mauro Icardi, joins Galatasaray from PSG after being shifted to the bench in Ligue 1 due to the superstar trio of Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar.
He scored 38 goals in 92 appearances for the French champions and before that netted a breathtaking 124 times in 219 matches for Inter Milan.
The smart striker will be keen on getting regular playing time and proving his worth.
El Mago – Juan Mata, who was one of the most respected Manchester United players whose contract expired for the Red Devils in the summer. He is 34 but can still make an impact with his reading and understanding of the movements in the game.
The young Centre-back Matthias Ross is welcomed to Galatasaray after leaving Danish side AaB Aalborg.
Rashica, 26, has arrived on a loan deal from Championship side Norwich and will look to add some minutes for himself.
And lastly, Demir, 19, has come in on a permanent deal from Rapid Vienna having spent last season on loan at Barcelona is announced by the Turkish Giants.
Popular names who played for Galatasaray
The famous players who wore this jersey previously were Radamel Falcao, Didier Drogba, Wesley Sneijder, and Franck Ribery. This season they signed Dries Mertens and now Mata , Icardi are the new names to be added to this list.