Anthony Nwakaeme has announced he will be leaving Trabzonspor at the end of the month after failing to agree a new contract with the Turkish Super Lig champions, Completesports.com reports.
The Nigerian spent four years at the club after arriving from Israeli outfit, Hapoel Be’er Sheva in 2018.
The 33-year-old played a pivotal role as Trabzonspor won the league title for the first time in 38 years last season.
Nwakaeme scored 15 times and provided 12 assists in 36 league appearances.
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The striker had been in discussion with the club over a new contract for months, but both parties have now failed to reach an agreement.
“Dear Trabzonspor fans they are just turning you all against me so it will look like I was the one that left and they’re also trying to spoil my market value,” Nwakaeme wrote on his Instagram page.
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“Just know that I love and appreciate four years of happiness that ended with the championship, 1 Cup, 1 Super Cup. We wrote history together. Thank you for everything, I will never forget.”
Nwakaeme scored 40 goals in 119 league appearances for Trabzonspor.
He has made one appearance for Nigeria.
By Adeboye Amosu
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