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Mbaye Diagne joins Club Brugge from Galatasaray on loan

Belgium's reached an agreement with Turkish side for Senegalese forward on a season-long loan with an option to buy. The Belgium football club will pay some €3.3 million ($3.6 million) transfer fee to Galatasaray, the latter said in a statement.

Senegal striker Mbaye Diagne has joined Club Brugge on loan with an option to buy from Galatasaray, the Turkish club said Monday.

"We have reached agreement with Club Brugge concerning the loan of ," said in a statement, adding that Brugge were paying 3.3 million euros ($3.6m) for the loan.

Diagne, 27, joined Galatasaray last winter from Kasımpaşa.

The arrival of Colombian star Radamel Falcao is seen as the writing on the wall for Diagne, despite scoring 11 goals in 17 games last season for the club.

Falcao travelled from Monaco to Turkey last week and is expected to sign a contract shortly.

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