Official: Real Madrid sign Hamit Altintop from Bayern Munich

The 28-year-old Turkish international midfielder leaves Germany and pens a four-year deal in the Spanish capital, where he will link up with Mesut Ozil and Sami Khedira
Real Madrid have announced the signing of Hamit Altintop on a long-term contract.

A statement on the club's official website reads: "Real Madrid and former Bayern Munich player Hamit Altintop have reached an agreement in which he will join the club for the next four seasons."

The Turkish 28-year-old midfielder leaves Bayern after four years with the Bundesliga side.

Altintop's departure had been expected after the German club confirmed he was leaving following their final game against Stuttgart last week, with his deal set to expire in June.

On Saturday the former Schalke man told Goal.com he would be playing his football away from Germany.

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