Lukas Podolski made his debut for Turkish side, Antalyaspor, on Sunday when he came off the bench to help his side earn a 2-2 draw at Kayserispor.

Lukas Podolski playing for Antalyaspor in a 2-2 draw vs Kayserispor
Lukas Podolski playing for Antalyaspor in a 2-2 draw vs Kayserispor (via @Antalyaspor on Twitter)

Lukas Podolski left Japan towards the end of January after two-and-a-half years with Vissel Kobe who paid £2.34m for him. There, he scored 17 goals (with 12 assists) in 60 matches.

This isn’t Poldi’s first foray into Turkish football, of course He joined Galatasaray in 2015 when Arsenal sold him for £2.25m.

Antalyaspor have picked the 34-year-old German up on a free transfer and have given him an 18-month contract that runs until the summer of 2021.

https://twitter.com/Antalyaspor/status/1225782664730497024

On Sunday, Podolski was brought on after 78 minutes with his side losing 2-1.

They managed to salvage a 2-2 draw thanks to and 83rd minute Fredy goal while Podolski picked up a yellow card two minutes into injury time.

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