Garcia departs Espanyol ahead of expected Qatar move

Sergio Garcia is expected to join Al Rayyan (Getty Images) Source: Getty Images

Espanyol has allowed captain Sergio Garcia to leave the club, with the forward set to move to Qatari side Al Rayyan.

The 32-year-old has spent the past five seasons with the Liga club and scored 14 goals in 35 league appearances last term.

However, Garcia is now set for a fresh challenge, with the club releasing a statement on its official website confirming his departure.

The statement also announced that newly-promoted Al Rayyan is his expected destination.

Garcia started his career at Barcelona, while he has also represented Real Zaragoza and Real Betis.

Source Omnisport