Madrid bolsters next season’s squad with Altintop

Real Madrid acquired Turkey midfielder Hamit Altintop from

Bayern Munich on Thursday, further bolstering its squad for next


Madrid says Altintop agreed to a four-year deal after being out

of contract with the German club.

The 28-year-old Altintop is the second Turkey international that

Madrid has brought in from the Bundesliga following midfielder Nuri

Sahin from German champion Borussia Dortmund.

Altintop spent four seasons at Bayern, helping the German club

win two league titles and two German Cups. The former Schalke

player has scored six goals in 64 appearances for Turkey.