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FC Tokyo and Japan striker Muto signs with Mainz

FC Tokyo and Japan striker Yoshinori Muto signs with Bundesliga side Mainz

FC Tokyo and Japan striker Muto signs with Mainz

TOKYO (AP) -- Mainz has signed FC Tokyo striker Yoshinori Muto on a four-year contract.

The Bundesliga side announced the news on its website.

The 22-year-old Muto has scored nine goals in 14 appearances in the J-League's top flight this season.

Muto scored 13 goals for Tokyo last season, a record-tying mark by a J-League rookie. He has been capped 11 times by the national team, scoring one goal.

Muto will join compatriot Shinji Okazaki at Mainz, which finished 11th this season.


Updated : 2021-09-27 00:38 GMT+08:00