Ziyech’s interesting introduction to Galatasaray – he appeared in the fans’ stands and led them for a few moments

Galatasaray have signed Chelsea winger Hakim Ziyech, who comes on loan but with a cheap option to buy.

The Turkish club have paid a loan fee of 3.5 million euros for Ziyech and will pay another 2.8 million euros if they want to take the player next summer.

Ziyech appeared in the stands of the “RAMS Park” stadium, where Galatasaray played against Trabzonspor and won 2-0.

With a hat on his head and glasses, he goes up to the sector where the ultras of the club stand, then appears.

The 30-year-old put his finger to his lips as the crowd fell silent before erupting in celebration.

Ziyech stood where the leader of the fans stands as he led them. He was then presented with a Galatasaray shirt and scarf.

In January, Ziyech was set to join Paris Saint-Germain on loan, but the move did not go through due to a paperwork issue.

Then, in June, Ziyech was ready to sign for Al-Nassr, but the deal was unable to go through due to a knee problem discovered during his medical examination.

The Moroccan joined Chelsea from Ajax in 2020 but has disappointed during his time at the English club.


In total, Ziyech has made 104 appearances for Chelsea and scored 14 goals, while providing 13 assists.