Arda Turan transfer to Arsenal is evident
Turan transferred to the Camp Nou from Atlético in July 2015. He couldn’t resist the temptation to play for the Catalan club. Unfortunately, he didn’t’ manage to become its first team player. The 30-year-old Turk hasn’t even played a minute in 11 Barcelona matches this season. This situation pushes Arda to change the club in January as CNN Turk confirms.
The Gunners are on transfer negotiations
According to the source, Arsenal has already established contact with Turan representatives. Although the Gunners are in danger of facing rivalry from Galatasaray, as the latter are eager to return Arda to their homeland.
Let us note, a lot of people talked about Turan’s transfer to the Premier League in the past. Arda himself commented on the issue last year and didn’t describe Arsenal in the best light.
“I felt that I could go to Barcelona. To be honest, I thought, “If I play very well, I’ll be in Barça, because my style suits this team. If I play just fine, I’ll be in Arsenal,”Turan said.
Arda Turan’s brief biography and career
Turkish footballer, Barcelona and the Turkish national team player. Has excellent technique, perfectly observes the field and have a good pass. The most popular European footballer in 2009 according to IFFHS.
Arda Turan is the Turkish national team midfielder. He was born on January 30, 1987 in Istanbul. Arda has played in Galatasaray from the age of 12. He was loaned to Manisaspor at the age of 18. And when he returned to his native club, he immediately started demonstrating a great performance. The Turk was called the “new Gheorghe Hagi”, both Romania and Galatasaray legend. Many top clubs had interest in him, including Milan and Liverpool.
Arda Turan played for various Turkish youth teams. Lately he started playing for the national team since 2006.The footballer took part in EURO 2008, played in 3 matches and scored 2 goals. The Turan’s club once became 3rd on the UEFA Europa League .