Former Atletico Madrid and Spain forward Fernando Torres has announced that he has agreed to join Japanese club Sagan Tosu and expects to make his debut for them later this month.
With his time at boyhood club Atletico coming to an end last month, Torres had been linked with destinations including the Chicago Fire in MLS and Australian A-League club Sydney FC, but opted for Japan's J-League.
"My new team will be Sagan Tosu in Japan," the 34-year-old said in Madrid. "Yesterday we signed the...
The Japanese J.League suffered a mishap on Wednesday when their official website prematurely published an article claiming that Fernando Torres' transfer to Sagan Tosu had been completed.
The page was quickly taken down, but not before it had been captured in screenshot form and widely shared on social media.
スクショ。伏字。 pic.twitter.com/2qbQnTcs8B— masanari (@masa_forza) May 30, 2018
Torres was released by Atletico Madrid recently after winning the Europa League, the first trophy the 34-year-old striker has ever won with his boyhood club.
Since then, the veteran has been...
Eintracht Frankfurt have signed 20-year-old Japanese midfielder Daichi Kamada from Sagan Tosu on a four-year contract.
Kamada has scored three goals and set up a further two in 16 matches in Japan in the current J-League season, and DFB Pokal finalists Frankfurt are reported to have paid €2.5 million for him.
"Daichi has a lot of potential. We've seen him play many times," Frankfurt sporting director Fredi Bobic told the club's official website.
"He makes our attacking midfield more variable."