Fulham loan Seri to Galatasaray

Fulham loan Seri to Galatasaray
Fulham's Jean Michael Seri

by Staff Reporter

Friday Jul 19, 2019. 16:00

Ivory Coast international Jean Michael Seri has joined Turkish Super Lig champions Galatasaray on a season-long loan deal.

The 28-year-old joined the Cottagers from French Ligue 1 club Nice just last year, but couldn’t help prevent the club from suffering relegation back to the English Championship.

Seri made 32 appearances for Fulham in a difficult 2018/19 season, having notably been linked with a move to Barcelona before eventually signing for the London club a few months after interest from Spain dwindled.

According to BBC Sport, Galatasaray will pay Fulham a loan fee of 1.5m euros with the option to make the move permanent for 18m euros next year.

Seri joins a strong contingent of African players at the Istanbul club with the likes of Henry Onyekuru, Sofiane Feghouli and Mbaye Diagne having played a key role in helping the club to league glory last season.

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