GALATASARAY.ORG

03.09.2011 19:25

Riera Joins Galatasaray

Galatasaray has signed Albert Riera transferred from Olympiacos with a four-year contract with an option in the last year.

Galatasaray SK will pay EU 3 million transfer fee to the Greek club. A total of EU 9.1 million shall be paid to the professional player in installments in addition to EU 7,500 per match he played.

Born in 1982 on one of the Balearic Islands, Riera began his football career at the youth academy of Real Mallorca. In 2003 he was transferred to FC Girondins de Bordeaux. Signed by RCD Espanyol he returned to Spain two years later. He stayed at the Spanish club until 2008 but with a break in the second half of the 2006 when he was given on loan to Manchester City.

In the autumn of 2008 Riera signed with Liverpool. Two years later he joined FC Olympiacos before signing with Galatasaray.

Riera has been a member of Spain national squad since 2007. He scored the winning goal of Spain against Turkey in the 2010 World Cup qualification game at the Ali Sami Yen on April 1, 2009.


332 times viewed.

OTHER NEWS
» Renewal of Contract with Hakan Balta (25.07.2014 22:03)
» Sinan Bolat On Loan with Galatasaray (22.07.2014 18:32)
» Renewal of Contract with Yekta Kurtuluş (17.07.2014 21:12)
» Renewal of Contract with Eray İşçan (16.07.2014 21:08)
» Cesare Prandelli: Galatasaray’s New Football Manager (08.07.2014 10:32)
» Negotiations with Manager Cesare Prandelli (03.07.2014 14:08)
» Negotiations for Olcan Adın (30.06.2014 21:46)
» Mancini Leave Galatasaray (11.06.2014 14:35)
» Renewal of Contract with Burak Yılmaz (28.05.2014 00:35)
» Yiğit Gökoğlan on Loan to Kayseri Erciyesspor (04.02.2014 16:03)
» Dany Nounkeu Leave Galatasaray (02.02.2014 15:09)
» Lucas Ontivero Join Galatasaray (01.02.2014 15:00)
» Oğuzhan Kayar joins Galatasaray (30.01.2014 22:52)
» Koray Günter joins Galatasaray (30.01.2014 13:37)
» Negotiations for Two Players (30.01.2014 03:53)
» Three Players Leave Galatasaray (30.01.2014 03:52)
» Negotiations for Alex Telles (16.01.2014 23:20)
» Negotiations for Three Players (16.01.2014 12:00)
» Izet Hajrovic Join Galatasaray (09.01.2014 12:02)
» Galatasaray Players in the National Senior Squad (07.10.2013 00:44)


» CLICK FOR OTHER NEWS.



RELATED NEWS AND LINKS

2013 - 2014 SQUAD

2013 - 2014 SQUAD