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A former player of ManU and Dortmund signs in Sint-Truiden!

The Japanese Shinji Kagawa will continue his career in Sint-Truiden. The Limburg club announced on Monday morning the signing of the 32-year-old midfielder, who passed through Dortmund and Manchester United.

Arrived in Dortmund in 2010, Kagawa had won two consecutive German league titles with BVB, for which he had scored 29 goals and delivered 17 assists in two years. Moving to Manchester in 2012, the Japanese international (97 caps) played for two years in the Premier League (6 goals, 7 assists in 57 matches) before returning to Dortmund in 2014, playing 145 games (31 goals) with the Borussens, before being loaned to Besiktas in 2019. He was then transferred to Zaragoza in 2019 and PAOK Salonika in January 2021. “At PAOK Shinji struggles to find playing time and in December he terminated his contract “, indicates the STVV.

“I made the decision to come to Sint-Truiden with a lot of determination,” Kagawa said in a statement from STVV. “I want to contribute with my football and my experience and help the team achieve their goals. I look forward to playing in front of the fans and supporters.”

Sint-Truiden, 13th in the championship with 24 points, will travel to FC Bruges on Saturday for the 22nd day of D1A.

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