Scott Carson joins Bursaspor

02 July 2011 09:12
ShareWest Brom will step up their search for a new No 1 after England goalkeeper Scott Carson completed his ?2.1million move to Turkish club Bursaspor.[LNB]The 25-year-old embarks on a fresh start abroad after a difficult season in which he lost his place to Boaz Myhill before winning it back late in the campaign.[LNB]Carson spent three seasons with West Brom after joining from Liverpool, where he had been a frustrated reserve.[LNB] Turkish delight: Scott Carson has completed his move to Bursaspor[LNB]Albion manager Roy Hodgson said: 'In the three months I worked with Scott I cannot fault his professionalism and dedication.[LNB]'He has been a good servant to the club and I would like to wish him all the best for the future as he looks to broaden his experience by playing in a foreign country.'[LNB]Carson made his name as a teenager, excelling at Leeds after replacing another England goalkeeper, Paul Robinson.[LNB]But a move to Liverpool only led to frustration on the bench and he joined West Brom in the summer of 2008.[LNB]He suffered relegation with the Baggies but stuck with them and helped them bounce straight back, before being made club captain after the departure of Jonathan Greening.[LNB] Fresh start: Carson spent three seasons at West Brom but has opted to ply his trade abroad[LNB]In total he made 118 appearances for the club and sporting and technical director Dan Ashworth said: 'I would like to thank Scott for his efforts and contribution to the last three seasons.[LNB]'After the disappointment of being relegated from the Barclays Premier League he played a significant part in our last two successful seasons.[LNB]'It is a good opportunity for Scott to go to Turkey and on behalf of everyone at the football club I would like to wish him well in his future career.'[LNB]  West Brom midfielder Thorne pulled out of England Under 20 World Cup squadWest Brom lose Valero as Villarreal make loan deal permanentWest Brom and Wigan eye move for out-of-contract Boro stay-away ArcaAll the latest West Bromwich Albion news, features and opinion [LNB]  Explore more:People: Paul Robinson, Roy Hodgson, Jonathan Greening Places: Liverpool, Leeds, United Kingdom, Turkey

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