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Football: Galatasaray renews contract with Fatih Terim

Manager Terim will be at helm of Galatasaray for another 5 years

Yunus Kaymaz   | 25.05.2019
Football: Galatasaray renews contract with Fatih Terim

ISTANBUL

Galatasaray have renewed contract with manager Fatih Terim, extending his tenure with the current league champions for another five years.

The announcement came by Galatasaray Chairman Mustafa Cengiz during the 2018/2019 league championship celebration at Turk Telekom Stadium on late Saturday.

Galatasaray celebrates Turkish Super Lig championship
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - MAY 25: Fans of Galatasaray light torches during the celebrations at Turk Telekom Stadium after winning title for 22nd time in 61st season of the league in Istanbul, Turkey on May 25, 2019. ( Onur Çoban - Anadolu Agency )
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"We will sign a five-year contract with beloved Fatih Terim, the number one of Turkish football here with your testimony," said the chairman.

The championship marked the 22nd for Galatasaray in their league history.

Chairman Cengiz added that during the upcoming five years, they will add one more star to their club.

The 66-year-old manager first managed the team in the 1996/1997 season, where he achieved major success, domestic and European.

He left the club for Fiorentina and Milan after the 1999/2000 season but rejoined the club in 2003/2004.

Terim’s previous tenure with the club started in the 2011/2012 season; he managed to take the team to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League in 2012/2013.

He signed a 18-month deal with the team in 2017.


*Writing by Gozde Bayar

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