Ex-Korea Republic star Koo Ja-cheol joins Qatars Al Gharafa

  • 12 months   ago
Ex-Korea Republic star Koo Ja-cheol joins Qatars Al Gharafa
Ex-Korea Republic star Koo Ja-cheol, who has spent the last nine seasons carrying out his specialty in the Bundesliga, has fixed a transition to Qatar Stars League outfit Al Gharafa. 
The move was affirmed on the club's legitimate Twitter account and uncovered that the midfielder will touch base in Doha on Saturday and, after passing his restorative, would then get together with his new partners at their preparation camp in Netherlands. 
By joining the Cheetahs, Koo finishes a long and effective spell in the Bundesliga, which saw him play for three distinct groups. 
Having joined Wolfsburg in January 2011, Koo invested energy in credit at Augsburg before joining Mainz halfway through the 2013/14 season. 
A short remain at the Opel Arena was then trailed by a changeless come back to Augsburg, whom he spoke to in the previous four seasons to take his Bundesliga appearance aggregate to a great 211 games. 
Koo likewise guaranteed his place in the Bundesliga's history books when he came the first-historically speaking player to score a cap stunt for Augsburg in the top trip of German football – an accomplishment he achieved against Bayer Leverkusen in March 2016. 
The 30-year-old additionally settled himself as a key player for Korea Republic in the wake of winning his first top in 2008 and captained his nation at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, in spite of the fact that he resigned from global football at the finish of January's AFC Asian Cup. 
Koo's entry is one more sign of aim by Al Gharafa to present appropriate reparations in light of a disillusioning 2018/19 crusade. 
In the wake of fixing mainland capability in the past two seasons, the Cheetahs drooped to an eighth put complete in the 12-group rivalry and completed an amazing 31 behind possible victors Al Sadd, notwithstanding bragging the preferences Dutch legend Wesley Sneijder, Iran star Mehdi Taremi and ex-Manchester City man Vladimir Weiss.