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Ex-Man United midfielder Anderson joins Turkish second tier club
The 30-year-old Brazilian, who won the Champions League during an eight-year spell with the Red Devils, has signed for Adana Demirspor.

BRAZILIAN MIDFIELDER ANDERSON, who spent almost a decade at Manchester United, has joined Turkish First League side Adana Demirspor on a three-year deal, the club announced today.

Anderson, who notched up 181 appearances for United between 2007-2015, was welcomed at the club in the south of Turkey by its chairman Murat Sancak, it said in a statement.

The First League is the second tier of Turkish football after the Super League and Adana Demirspor will be hoping Anderson helps the club to win promotion after 12th place last season.

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The  30-year-old won four Premier League titles and also the Champions League in 2007-2008 with United.

After his time at Old Trafford, Anderson had a stint with Brazilian side Internacional and also played on loan for Coritiba.

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