Sierra Leone skipper Steven Caulker has confirmed leaving Fatih Karagümrük four months after signing a two-year deal. 

Caulker, 31, joined the Turkish side from Fenerbahce on a two-year deal in August.

He took part in a total of 7 matches, including 6 Super League and 1 Turkish Ziraat Cup, with the Karagümrük jersey this season, and scored 1 goal while staying on the field for 472 minutes.

“I terminated my contract this morning. It’s done -as I’m finished with Turkey. However, not sure about the future, but today I am travelling as I want to spend time with my family, ” Caulker told Football Sierra Leone.

“We have parted ways by mutual agreement with our football player Steven Caulker. We would like to thank Steven Caulker for his contributions to our club so far and wish him success in his future career,” the club said in their statement.

The 6ft 3 defender, who played an integral part in the Sierra Leone African Cup of Nations in Cameroon, will start a new club search in the coming days.

Last season, the Center-back spent the entire 2021–22 season on loan with fellow Süper Lig side Gaziantep – where he made 29 topflight appearances scoring two goals.

Fatih Karagümrük, managed by Italian legend Andrea Pirlo. They are currently 12th in the standing after fifteen Super league matches.

Caulker started his football career as a 16 old lad at Tottenham with the youth side in 2007. 

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