Midfielder leaves Chelsea on a permanent basis


Chelsea Football Club have confirmed the exit of Hakim Ziyech permanently, he will join Turkish side, Galatasaray.

Chelsea announced the news on its official website on Friday, June 28, 2024, according to reports from the club, Galatasaray decided to trigger the option to buy permanently after spending last season with the Turkish giants.

The 31-year-old signed for Chelsea from Ajax in the summer of 2020 and went on to make 107 appearances. He scored 14 goals for the Blues and won the Champions League, UEFA Super Club, and FIFA Club World Cup during his time at Stamford Bridge.

Galatasaray also confirmed the news of Ziyech on its official website, the club statement read as follows,

"Professional football player Hakim Ziyech's final transfer was made free of charge as the free purchase option conditions in the temporary transfer contract were met.
The football player will be paid a net seasonal wage of 2,850,000 euros for the 2024-2025 season. In addition, in accordance with the agreement, if the conditional extension option is realised, the football player will be paid a net seasonal salary of 2,850,000 euros for the 2025-2026 season."

Ziyech has left Chelsea on a free transfer but they stand to make money if Galatasaray sell him due to a sell-on clause in the deal.

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