Revealed:August 8, 2017 9:55 pm
Galatasaray are hoping to convey out-of-favour Barcelona ahead Arda Turan back to the Turkish club, president Dursun Ozbek stated on Tuesday. Arda, who built his professional debut for Galatasaray in 2004 and stayed at the club until becoming a member of Atletico Madrid in 2011, was an unused substitute in Barcelona’s 5- welcoming earn in excess of Chapecoense on Monday, even though coach Ernesto Valverde built 11 improvements.
His exclusion has been claimed in the Spanish media as a signal the Turk does not characteristic in Valverde’s strategies for the year and that he is on his way out of Barca.
“Arda is a Galatasaray supporter, he actually enjoys the club and he is likely to participate in for us once again,” Ozbek advised a news conference on Tuesday. “His only opportunity of actively playing in Turkey is listed here, and we hope he finishes up viewing out his career at Galatasaray. We are functioning on his transfer.”
Arda has scored 15 objectives in 55 appearances for Barca but has unsuccessful to keep down a initial crew put at Barca due to the fact switching from Atletico Madrid in 2015 for 34 million euros.
He built 14 league commences previous year. His progress in his initial campaign was stunted mainly because he was banned from actively playing the initial 50 % of the 2014/15 year by the club’s existing transfer ban.
Galatasaray are Turkey’s most prosperous club with 20 league titles, but they concluded fourth in the major flight previous year, 13 factors behind champions Besiktas.