After the signing of Italian Mario Balotelli and Moroccan Younes Belhanda, another former Ligue 1 player will join the Süper Lig promoted Adana Demirspor. After terminating his contract with the German club Schalke 04 due to its relegation, the former PSG midfielder Benjamin Stambouli, has signed in Turkey. The player will initial a contract for two seasons. The player has already posted on social networks with his new colors, relayed by the Turkish club. As a reminder, Montpellier was very close to recovering its former player but had been overtaken by the club of Adana.
Ex-PSG : Benjamin Stambouli commits to Adana Demirspor
The summer mercato of the Turkish promoter, Adana Demirspor, has impressed the competition in Süper Lig. After the signing of Moroccan Younes Belhanda, who had seen his contract terminated at Galatasaray, and that of Mario Balotelli from Serie B, the club has just recorded the arrival of the former PSG midfielder, Benjamin Stambouli. As a reminder, the Frenchman had broken his contract with Schalke 04 after the relegation of the club from Gelsenkirchen this season.
If the information ran in recent hours, including covered by the journalist Loïc Tanzi, the official account of Adana Demirspor has made the news official. This transfer is a blow for MHSC, which made Stambouli a priority in midfield. “The 30-year-old midfielder Benjamin Stambouli, who passed through Montpellier the Paris saint Germain, Tottenham and Schalk 04, commits to our club for two years.”
Experienced midfielder joins the Süper Lig
Benjamin Stambouli was a key member of Montpellier’s squad when they won the French championship in 2011. In 2015, he joined PSG after a mixed spell in the Premier League with Tottenham. After a full and convincing season in Paris, the player played 40 games under Laurent Blanc. In an ultra-competitive position, the French midfielder packed his bags for the Bundesliga and Schalke 04, where he had a complicated experience until the relegation this season.