Shinji Kagawa (34), who is known as the ‘Japanese soccer legend’, returns to the Japanese professional soccer J-League after 12 years. Wearing the ‘parent team’ Cerezo Osaka uniform.
A number of Japanese media, including 메이저사이트 Sponichi Annex, reported on the news of Kagawa’s transfer to Cerezo Osaka on the 29th.
Kagawa, who started professionally in 2006 through Cerezo Osaka, succeeded in advancing to the European stage in 2010. He moved to Borussia Dortmund in the German Bundesliga.
After that, he also wore a Manchester United uniform in 2012, but he went back to Dortmund after two years with only less than expected results. After that, he continued his career as a player in Turkiye Besiktas and Real Zaragoza in the Spanish Primera Liga.
Kagawa, who played for PAOK in Greece in 2020, changed his team to Sint Traudon in the Belgian Jupiler League during the 2021-2022 season and promised to make another leap forward, but failed to draw an upward curve.
In November of last year, he underwent leg surgery. In the end, he chose to return to the Japanese league.