Jean Salumu passes in the Italian Serie A to get started. The Belgian Lion leaves the by financial problems ravaged Sakarya Buyuksehir and signed a contract until the end of the season at Varese. That shared the number three of the Italian league today.
Salumnu left after last season won the national championship Ostend for the Turkish Sakarya. The colors of Ostend defended the 28-year-old small forward from 2009 until 2018, in 2011-2012, an intermezzo with Leuven Bears. He helped the kustploeg to six titles and seven cups. In 2013, he was the Promise of the Year, and this year he was the first Belgian in history to MVP elected. In Turkey, he was this season in six contests, an average good for to 13.8 points.
“I am very happy with this transfer,” says Salumu on the website of his new employer. “I am proud that I have the jersey of a club with such a rich history can attract. I am very motivated and hope I get the supporters happy.”
Varese has ten league titles and four cups in the hall of fame. The last title dates back to all of 1999 and the last cup of 1973. In the current league is Varese after ten days with seven victories in third, after the undefeated Milan and Venice (8 victories). In the Europe Cup, the Northern Italian club is as group winners for the second group stage and won it his first competition. (belga)