OFFICIAL: Ghanaian striker Benjamin Tetteh joins Yeni Malatyaspor

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Turkish Süper Lig fold Yeni Malatyaspor have confirmed the signing of striker Benjamin Tetteh.

The striker joins on a season-long loan deal from Czech Republic side Sparta Praha.

“TRANSFER ✍️ Our club has signed a contract with successful striker Benjamin Tetteh from the Sparta Praha Club. Good luck to our great community. #AilemizeHoşgeldin”, read the club’s statement that is translated from Turkish.

Tetteh, who at the end of the 2019/20 football season publicly declared his desire to leave Sparta Praha gets the opportunity to prove himself in a different country and in a different league.

According to sources, the loan deal will cost Yeni Malatyaspor €1 million. The Turkish club will pay a further €4.5 million to make the deal permanent should Benjamin Tetteh feature in 60% of games for the club.

The former U-20 striker featured in 33 league games for Sparta Praha last term, starting just 13 of those games and scoring 8 times.

Benjamin Tetteh started his career at Tudu Mighty Jets, before moving to Dreams FC in 2014.

Tetteh after impressing at the 2015 U-20 FIFA World Cup in New Zealand signed for Standard Liege. At Standard Liege, he was sent on loan at FC Slovácko and Bohemians 1905.

The striker joined Sparta Praha permanently in 2018.

Watch the performances of Benjamin Tetteh below:

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