ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Turkish Super League Champion Galatasaray has signed Germany forward Lukas Podolski from Arsenal on a three-year contract. Podolski, who won the World Cup with Germany last year, says on Saturday ''I am happy to have reached an agreement with Galatasaray. I have joined a team that is a winner.'' Galatasaray will pay 2.5 million euros ($2.8 million) for the 30...
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Lukas Podolski will complete his transfer to Galatasaray on Saturday afternoon after the Turkish club agreed a fee of around £2.5million with Arsenal. Podolski will sign his contract in front of the fans after the Turkish Super League club finally got their man at the fourth attempt. Hamza Hamzaoglu's side confirmed the news on their Twitter feed: "Germany number 10 Lukas Podolski...
Arsenal outcast Lukas Podolski is keen to finalise a deal to join Galatasaray after falling out of favor at the Emirates Stadium. Unable to get game time under manager Arsene Wenger, the Germany international forward was loaned out to Inter for the second half of last season but endured a difficult spell there which he admits in retrospect was "a mistake". With a stay in north...
Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski admits moving to Internazionale in January was a mistake but insists that he is now looking forward to the next campaign at the Emirates. The 30-year-old struggled to settle down in Roberto Mancini's squad, scoring only one goal in the Serie A after joining the club on loan in the January […]
Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski will play for Galatasaray next season, according to Aksam. The Germany international is not part of Arsene Wenger's plans for next season after returning to the Emirates following a five-month loan spell at Internazionale. Galatasaray manager Hamza Hamzaoglu revealed last week that an approach was about to be made to sign […]
Manager Hamza Hamzaoglu says Galatasaray are ready to sign Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski. The Germany international spent the last six months on loan at Internazionale but coach Roberto Mancini opted not to extend the spell with Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger not interested in keeping him at the Emirates. "Podolski and [Marseille striker Andre-Pierre] Gignac are […]
Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski is ready to stay at the club if boss Arsene Wenger decides that he can still be an asset in his squad. The German was a January transfer signing by Internazionale at the start of the year but struggled to secure a regular place in Roberto Mancini's team. He was linked […]
Lukas Podolski won’t let Mesut Ozil bear the slings and arrows of the soccer world by himself. On Thursday, Podolski defended his Arsenal teammate with an impassioned post on his Facebook timeline. Podolski’s backing of Ozil comes one day after Arsenal suffered a 2-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League Round-of-16 series. Ozil started Wednesday’s...
Lukas Podolski notched a first-half brace as Arsenal beat Coventry 4-0 to progress into the fifth round of the FA Cup . The German forward put the hosts ahead in the 15th minute from a Mesut Ozil pass and doubled the advantage 12 minutes later after fellow compatriot Per Mertesacker headed on a corner. Coventry improved vastly after the break and Leon Clarke hit the post but Arsenal...
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