Gelsenkirchen: Former Japan international defender and 2011 AFC Asian Cup winner Maya Yoshida has announced his departure from Schalke 04 following the team’s relegation from the Bundesliga last weekend.
Yoshida signed a one-year contract last summer at the end of his stint with Italian side Sampdoria and the 34-year confirmed on social media that he would not be returning to the club from Gelsenkirchen.
“We have had a long, tough season behind us, but in the end the result wasn't what we wanted,” Yoshida wrote in a message posted on social media. .....
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