Badou Ndiaye has expressed delight after completing a €16 million transfer to Stoke City from Galatasaray on Wednesday.
The Senegal international became the Potters' third buy in the January transfer window after securing a work permit.
Ndiaye, presented at the bet365 Stadium during the half time of Stoke's league tie against Watford, is 'very happy' to join Paul Lambert's side.
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“I am very happy to join Stoke City, a very big club in England - it is a proud moment for me,” Ndiaye told club website.
“There have been many talks this month but I wanted to join Stoke City, so to be here now is very exciting for me and I am looking forward to helping the team move forward.
“I knew many good things about the Club, I spoke to friends who play in the Premier League and I also spoke to Mame Diouf, who is a very good friend of mine.
“They were all very positive and made me very excited to make this move, so as I have said before I am just very happy to be here now.”
“The Premier League is a league that everybody wants to play in, so I am proud to be here, but I know that I have to continue to improve and do everything I can to help Stoke City.”