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Galatasaray confirm Elmander deal

May 30, 2011

Galatasaray have announced the signing of Bolton striker Johan Elmander on a three-year deal.

Johan Elmander
GettyImagesJohan Elmander has signed a three-year deal with Galatasaray

Coyle resigned to Elmander exit

Elmander, 29, was out of contract at Bolton and had already agreed a deal in principle with Galatasaray and was in Istanbul on Monday to finalise the move.

A statement from Galatasaray read: "Galatasaray Sports Club has announced the official signing of Johan Elmander from Bolton Wanderers on Monday.

"Elmander has signed a contract valid until the end of 2013-14 football season."

Sweden international Elmander joined Bolton from Toulouse three years ago for a club record £8.2 million and scored 12 goals in all competitions this season.