HJK Helsinki Unveil Taye Taiwo

HJK Helsinki Unveil Taye Taiwo

By Izuchukwu Okosi:

Former Super Eagles left-back Taye Taiwo has completed a deal to join Finland’s top side HJK Helsinki and he has been formally presented, completesportsnigeria.com can report.

The deal which was signed on Saturday evening is for an initial three-month period, according to Azeez Taiwo, Taye’s younger brother based in Marseille, France.

Taiwo underwent his first training session at the club on Sunday.

“Taye is so excited by this deal. You were privy to some of the offers he received of late, but this suits him perfectly.

“The club (HJK Helsinki) has signed him on a short term deal.

“The season in Finland ends in November but according to the terms of the deal, he can leave in December if he receives and accepts another offer. He can alternatively sign a year extension in December with Helsinki,” Azeez, who works in the Agency managing the affairs of the former AC Milan star, disclosed to completesportsnigeria.com.

Taiwo, a former junior international, had his contract with Turkish Super Lig club Bursaspor terminated this year by mutual consent.

He is expected to make his debut for his new club against KLUBI at the Sonera Stadium on Monday.