La Liga: Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari joins relegation-haunted Deportivo La Coruna on short-term deal
Veteran Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari was on Thursday handed the chance to ride to the rescue of relegation-haunted Spanish club Deportivo La Coruna when he penned a deal until the end of the season.
Madrid: Veteran Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari was on Thursday handed the chance to ride to the rescue of relegation-haunted Spanish club Deportivo La Coruna when he penned a deal until the end of the season.
The 33-year-old former AC Milan and Inter Milan star, a free agent, had been training with Deportivo and did enough to convince coach Clarence Seedorf to offer him a temporary contract.
"Muntari, who has been training with the team since 9 February, signed with Deportivo until the end of the season," said a club statement.
Released by Pescara in Italy last year, Muntari made his name with Inter Milan (2008-2011) and then AC Milan (2012-2015) where he also played for Seedorf when the Dutchman was in charge of the Serie A giants.
Deportivo La Coruna are second from bottom of La Liga, three points from safety and have won just once in their last 14 league games.
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