Turkish Trabzonspor to sign Benfica`s Cardozo

IANS| Updated: Aug 07, 2014, 12:07 PM IST

Ankara: Turkish Spor Toto Super League Trabzonspor is expected to sign Benfica`s Paraguayan forward Oscar Cardozo, said a Trabzonspor statement on its web site.

Trabzonspor will pay Cardozo 7.5 million euros ($10 million) for three seasons and 12,000 euros per match, Xinhua cited from the statement Wednesday.

The Turkish club stated that Benfica will get 5 million euros as a transfer fee.

The 31-year-old Paraguayan international scored 165 goals for Lisbon club Benfica in 287 matches.

He also helped the team win the Portuguese Premier League title twice and played two back-to-back UEFA Europa League finals in 2013 and 2014.