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Yannick Bolasie Set To Sign For Turkish Side Rizespor

DR Congo international Yannick Bolaise is set to sign for Turkish side Rizespor after being released by Englsih Premier side Everton.

The former Crystal Palace striker will undergo medical in the next few days before signing what is reported to be one-year-deal.

The 32-year-old’s contract with the Toffees ended on June 30 after his loan spell at English Championship side Middlesbrough where he made 15 appearances and scored three goals during his stay with the side.

Bolaise had four loan spells since joining Everton in August 2016 and now will be joining permanently one of the weakest attack in the Turkish top flight.

Rizespor finished in position 13 in the recently concluded season and their frontline found the back of the net 53 times while their defence let in 69 goals.

Bolasie started his career at Hillingdon Borough then joined Floriana and later snapped by Plymouth Argyle before signing for Bristol City in 2011.

The forward delivered impressive performances for Bristol during his one-year stay to earn a move to Crystal Palace in the summer of 2012.

Bolasie spent four years with Palace and featured in more than 135 games across all competitions for the club before moving to Everton.

The French-born struggled to establish himself at Goodison Park and only played 29 Premier League games for the club.

Bolasie has 44 caps for the Democratic Republic of the Congo since making his debut in 2013 against Libya.

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