Soccer: Japan midfielder Shibasaki joins Spanish side Leganes
Soccer: Japan midfielder Shibasaki joins Spanish side Leganes

Spanish second-division side Leganes announced the acquisition of Japan midfielder Gaku Shibasaki from Deportivo La Coruna on a three-year contract on Friday.The move reunites the 28-year-old playmaker with manager Jose Luis Marti, for whom he played at second-division Tenerife upon transferring to Spain from J-League side Kashima Antlers in 2017.Shibasaki spent the following two seasons with Getafe in La Liga before last year transferring to then second-division Deportivo, who were relegated to Spain’s third tier at the end of the campaign.Leganes are aiming for promotion straight back to La …

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