Demba Ba joins Besiktas: Chelsea striker leaves for Turkish side
Ba has been at Chelsea since January 2011
Wednesday 16 July 2014
Demba Ba has left Chelsea to join Turkish side Besiktas, the player has confirmed.
The striker, who joined Chelsea from Newcastle United for £7m in January 2013, is expected to take the No 9 shirt for the top-flight Turkish side, although they have yet to confirm the deal.
The 29-year-old Senegalese international will leave Stamford Bridge after falling further down the pecking order behind Fernando Torres and new £32m signing Diego Costa.
He scored 14 goals in 51 appearances for the west London side.
Meanwhile, Chelsea confirmed that they have agreed to sign Atletico Madrid left-back Filipe Luis today.
Ben Geldim! @BesiktasDemba Ba (@dembabafoot) July 16, 2014
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