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Report: Albanian Jahmir Hyka Transferring to Quakes

According to a report from online magazine City Media, the 28-year-old signed a three-year contract with San Jose.

FC Luzern v Servette FC - Swiss Super League Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/EuroFootball/Getty Images

According to a Wednesday report from City Media, San Jose signed Albanian national player Jahmir Hyka to a three-year contract with an annual salary of $500,000.

Hyka’s arrival in San Jose comes courtesy of a $125,000 transfer, according to the report. The contract also includes bonuses, a home and a car, it added.

From the report (via Google Translate):

It adds:

He has played for FC Luzern, which plays in Switzerland’s Super League, since 2011, logging 171 appearances and scoring 17 goals. Hyka has logged 38 appearances for the Albanian national team, scoring two goals.

According to the report, Hyka declined offers from Turkish clubs Alanyaspor, Bursaspor and Konyaspor. In what’s become a recurring theme as of late, Hyka reportedly declined a contract offer of $700,000 per season from Chinese club Henan Jianye F.C.

Check back for more updates on this developing story.