Kolbeinn Sigthorsson signed Galatasaray on loan for a year



Galatasaray thinking of keeping the Icelander for permanent but presently the club could bring Sigthorsson for a single year only, they might proceed to the next level later on.


Gala brought in the Iceland striker for a fee of  €3.8 million. Last year, the player entered Nantes from Ajax and could not show much talent as the club was waiting for. He scored only four goals in 29 matches and was not able to score in two games for the Ligue 1 side this session.


"I'm very happy. Galatasaray is a massive and historic club. I'm glad to be here," said Sigthorsson.

"When the offer came from Galatasaray I couldn't possibly have said no.

"I'm very excited. I want to meet my team-mates, technical team and club employees as soon as possible.

"Most of all, I can't wait to meet the fans. After the international break I'll return and meet them." the striker added.


Sigthorsson showed his talent in scoring two goals for Iceland which took them to the quarter finals of Euro 2016 and tasted defeat in the hands of France by 5-2.