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Adriano Correira Leaves Barcelona for Besiktas

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Barcelona and Besiktas Agreed on Transfer for Adriano Correira

Istanbul, Turkey – Barcelona have confirmed the departure of Adriano Correira to Turkish club Besiktas for 600,000 euros and up to 1.7 million euros in variables, Barcelona said in a statement.

“The Club wishes Adriano the best of luck with his new team,” said Barcelona’s statement.

Adriano joined Barcelona from Sevilla after being a key component of the Andalusian side. Last season, Adriano extended his deal with the club until June 30, 2017 and will leave the club after six seasons.  The Brazilian, while with Barça, formed part of many successes, scoring 17 goals in 189 matches and winning 16 titles.

“Adriano has numerous European titles under his belt, and Beşiktaş JK hope that he will repeat the same in Turkey. There is no doubt, with his unique style of playing, the experienced Brazilian will quickly gain a special place in fan’s hearts,” said Besiktas in a statement.