Galatasaray have confirmed a deal for Real Madrid midfielder Hamit Altintop.

Altintop appeared just nine times for the Primera Liga champions after joining from Bayern Munich on a free transfer last summer, signing a four-year deal.

He announced at the end of May he had agreed a move to Galatasaray and the Turkish outfit confirmed the deal on Friday.

A statement on the club's official website said: "We have reached an agreement for four seasons with Real Madrid player Hamit Altintop, starting from 2012-2013 season."