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STARS IN EUROPE - SENEGAL - CLUB - PAPISS CISSE JOINS TURKISH SIDE ALANYASPOR

Papiss Cisse AlanyasporEmbed from Getty Images

 

Veteran Senegalese striker Papiss Cisse has become the latest African to leave China for a return to European football.

The 33-year-old, who spent five seasons with Newcastle United and scored 44 goals in 131 appearances, has joined Turkish side Alanyaspor on a two-year deal from Chinese Super League (CSL) side Shandong Luneng.

"Very pleased and grateful to be starting the next chapter of my career with Alanyaspor," the forward said on Twitter. 

 

1 Sep 2018
(BBC Sport by Oluwashina Okeleji)

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