Corinthians sign Turkish forward Kazim-Richards

Rio de Janeiro, Jan 7 (IANS) Corinthians have signed Turkish international forward Colin Kazim-Richards on a two-year deal, the Brazilian football club announced.

The 30-year-old joins the Sao Paulo outfit from Brazilian Serie A rivals Coritiba for an undisclosed fee. He is expected to begin training with his new club on January 11, reports Xinhua news agency.

It will be Kazim-Richards’ 14th club in as many years since beginning his professional career with English League One outfit Bury in 2004.

The former Arsenal youth team player has also represented Sheffield United, Galatasaray, Blackburn Rovers, Feyenoord and Celtic. He has been capped 37 times and scored two goals for Turkey’s national team.