Besiktas complete Quaresma swoop

Besiktas have completed the signing of Portugal international

winger Ricardo Quaresma from Inter Milan.

The Turkish side have paid a reported 7.3million euros for the

26-year-old, who becomes Bernd Schuster’s first signing since

taking charge last week.

Quaresma spent six months on loan at Chelsea before returning to

Inter last summer but made just 13 appearances in all competitions

in a season that was also beset by injury.

The Portugal star has over 30 caps for his country but failed to

make the World Cup squad.

Quaresma arrived at Inter in 2008 after the Serie A outfit paid

Porto 18.6million euros plus Pele, who was valued at around six


However, the two-time Portuguese player of the year, who still

had three years left to run on his contract, has had little impact

at the San Siro.