Signing for Galatasaray big for me - Ghana defender Derrick Köhn

Published on: 09 February 2024

Ghana defender Derrick Köhn says signing for a big club like Galatasaray is a big thing for him because of the history of the club.

The 25 year old left back joined the Turkish Super League giants on a two-year deal that will run until 2026, with an option to extend for a further year.

Derrick has been superb for Hannover 96, producing eight goals and 12 assists in 53 matches since joining in 2022 from Willem II.

Köhn, in statements on Galatasaray’s website, expressed his eagerness to wear the yellow AND red jersey.

Emphasizing how big of a club Galatasaray is, Köhn said, “Signing for such a big club is a very big and special thing for me.

“I am looking forward to stepping onto the field, meeting our fans, and giving everything for the club as soon as possible.

“I consulted with my friends, acquaintances, and family about the transfer. Everyone knows how big of a club Galatasaray is. I know it too. Being here is prideful. Wearing this jersey is very valuable to me.”