Trabzonspor’s Czech defender loaned to EPL
SUNDERLAND - Reuters
Trabzonspor loans Ondrej Celustka to Sunderland in a bid to open some space in the foreign player quota. DHA photoSunderland has signed Czech defender Ondrej Celustka on a season-long loan from Turkish club Trabzonspor, the Premier League club said on their website (www.safc.com) on Aug. 12.
The 24-year-old has played 55 league games for the Black Sea Storm, having started his career with FC Tescoma Zlin before joining Slavia Prague and having a short loan spell at Palermo.
Celustka has represented the Czech Republic at under-21 level and becomes Sunderland’s 10th signing of the close season.
The defender is best remembered for scoring Trabzonspor’s winner against Inter Milan when the team was making its Champions League debut during the 2011-2012 season.