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Osmanlıspor sign Santiago Mele

Osmanlıspor completed the signing of young Uruguayan goalkeeper Santiago Mele. Mele put pen to paper on a five year contract with our team.

Santiago Mele is considered as the most promising goalkeeper in his country. He made 27 appearances as an Uruguayan international despite the fact that he is 20. Santiago will join Ankaragücü on loan in his first year.

Karayel; "We are building our team for the future''

Osmanlıspor Director Cenk Karayel: 

"We watched Santiago in U20 World Cup, he was wanted by many other clubs. We are happy to sign such promising and hardworking player. 

Osmanlıspor make transfers in order to build a team which can compete in Uefa competitions."

Santiago Mele; “Coming to Turkey is a great chance for me”

Santiago stated that coming to Turkey is a great chance for him in order to become a top player. 

Santiago: “I asked Uruguayan players about Turkey, Muslera told me many positive things about Osmanlıspor and Turkey. He specifically stated that playing for Osmanlıspor would be great chance for me. I will work hard in order to become a top player. I will not disappoint people who believe in me . I also learned about Ankaragücü and their great fans. I am happy that i will play for such big club in my first year."