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.
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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...
The saga of where Andres Iniesta will go next is officially over. Not China, Australia or the Middle East (like former Barcelona teammate Xavi) but Japan. The J.League is now home to one of the best players in the world and Vissel Kobe are once again showing their ambition to move from a middling Japanese team to the best in Asia.
It is only a matter of time before the 2010 World Cup winner slides the ball through a packed Japanese defence for 2014 champion Lukas Podolski to score a goal for the...
Andres Iniesta completed his move to Japanese club Vissel Kobe on Thursday, just days after leaving Barcelona.
The Spain playmaker left the Spanish champions at the end of last week after more than 20 years at the club.
Iniesta, 34, moves for an undisclosed fee and signed a contract that a club release says will keep him at the club for "multiple years."
"For me, this is a very special day," he said. "This is an important challenge for my career. My family are here with me, too, and they're very...