Sylvestre makes Turkish move

Former Blackpool midfielder Ludovic Sylvestre has joined Turkish club Caykur Rizespor on a free transfer.

Last Updated: 28/06/13 at 10:08 Post Comment

Ludovic Sylvestre: Left Blackpool to join Rizespor

Ludovic Sylvestre: Left Blackpool to join Rizespor

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Sylvestre turned down a new deal at Blackpool this summer after seeing his contract expire at the end of last season.

A number of English clubs are thought to have expressed an interest in signing Sylvestre, but the 29-year-old has opted to move to Turkey.

Sylvestre has signed a three-year deal at Rizespor after passing a medical and agreeing personal terms.

News of Sylvestre's departure is a blow for Blackpool boss Paul Ince as the former Barcelona man had established himself as a key player in his side.

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