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Footballer Taiye Taiwo Signs New Contract With Finland’s Biggest Club, Helsinki


Footballer Taiye Taiwo took to his instagram page to announced he has signed a new deal with Finland’s biggest football club, Helsinki. Congrats to him.

Taiye Taiwo who plays as a defender with the Super Eagles, on 27 April 2015, mutually agreed to have his contract terminated with professional Turkish football club, Bursaspor.

History has it that in 2005, at the age of 20, Taiwo was signed by French club, Olympique de Marseille. Taiwo was brought in to fill the void Bixente Lizarazu had left when he departed for Bayern Munich. After which Taiwo announced that he will leave Marseille at the end of the 2010-11 season, to seek new challenge elsewhere.

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On 9 May 2011, A.C. Milan coach, Massimiliano Allegri, confirmed the signing of Taiwo along with French defender Philippe Mexès. The two were to play for Milan for the 2011–12 season. Despite the player spending much time on the substitutes bench, Taiwo iterated that he remained committed to the Italian club.

On 24 January 2012, Queens Park Rangers secured the signing of Taiwo from AC Milan on a loan deal until the end of the season, with the option to buy for a fee of around £3.5 million. After making a move to QPR, Taiwo says he’s expecting to make an impact at the club, rather than sitting on the bench.

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Later on, Taiwo joined Dynamo Kyiv on a one-year loan deal with the option of making the move permanent at the end of the season in July 2012 before signing a three-year deal with Turkish side Bursaspor. Congrats to him.

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