From Football Italia:
As reported earlier today, Wesley Sneijder has officially agreed a deal to leave Inter and join Galatasaray for €7.5m.
There had already been suggestions in the Italian media that a decisive meeting was taking place this evening.
This was confirmed when Galatasaray released a statement that the move was completed, pending a medical.
According to the Football Italia report, Sneijder signed a three-and-a-half-year contract and will earn €5m per season with the Turkish side.
The 28-year-old Dutch international was one of Inter's top players in the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons, leading the team to the rare treble (winning Serie A, the Coppa Italia and the Champions League) in 2010, but he has since fallen out of favor.
He hasn't so much as appeared in a match for the side since September.
Sneijder was once considered to be one of the most dangerous midfielders in the game. He was a free-kick specialist and always a threat to launch from distance, but he was also a capable facilitator who wasn't limited in his ability to create on the attack.
Now, he will hope to regain his form for Galatasaray, and if he does it could potentially be a major bargain for the Turkish side. Sneijder may be on the back end of his career and on the rebound from a disappointing finish to his Inter career, but he should be a force for Galatasaray over the duration of this contract.
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