The Ghanaian footballer
, which between 2015 and 2019 was a player owned by Athletic of Madrid, has signed for him Besiktas Istanbul, one of the three most successful clubs in Turkey, informs this Monday the entity itself on its website.
Good news for him
Athletic of Madrid because the mattress box will receive the money that the previous Ghanaian team, the Kayserispor, He owed the mattress team.
He Kayserispor He wanted to pay off this debt this summer and, for this, he put the player on the market. In addition, he did so for practically the same amount that he owes to the rojiblanco club: 3.8 ‘kilos’, although he eventually ended up earning 4 million euros, which will leave him something in the coffers for the transfer.
Atlético came to report to the FIFA
non-payment and the Ottoman club ran the risk of being seriously penalized.
The midfielder, who in 2015 arrived at the Madrid club from Guimaraes Portuguese, changed a year ago to Kayserispor Turkish, in which he played since 2017 under the modality of loan.
The club of Kayseri, city of Anatolia center, was this penultimate year in the Turkish Super League, while the Besiktas reached the third position.
He Besiktas celebrated the signing of Mensah broadcasting a video in which the Ghanaian player reflects on the meaning of the concept of “home” to conclude: “From the windows of my home you shouldn’t see a highway. My home should be on the seashore. I am Bernard Mensah. My home is the Besiktas”.