Arda Turan have put his name on the score sheet in the Thursday’s Copa del Rey game against Real Sociedad by scoring the fourth goal of the game. But it’s not just the goals but the record goals he has scored with a season in Spain.
In an interview with Turkish TV Beyaz TV, Arda Turan revealed that the club turned down a 50 million euro offer for him last summer. The Turk disclosed that the 50 million euros was from a Chinese club but he failed to disclose the name of the club.
Ahead of the game against the former club where he coached, Luis Enrique spoke to press men on certain issues. His main talking points were on Messi’s absence Arda filling the no. 10 player on his squad.In the conference, he applauded Iniesta for his 600th game for FC Barcelona.
Luis Suarez who’s a former FC Barcelona player and a Golden ball winner spoke on Paco Alcacer after the Champions League encounter between FC Barcelona and Borussia Monchengladbach. He condemned the away shirt colour saying “the shirt colour have nothing to do with FC Barcelona or Catalona.”
After 2015/2016 season’s poor performance from the Turkish player, Arda Turan have made an impressive opening of the 2016/2017 season. Turan was the star man of Atletico Madrid before he moved to FC Barcelona on a 40 million euros deal.
Players of FC Barcelona have had their first training session on Monday at St George’s Park. The team landed in the Birmingham airport. Lionel Messi and Arda Turan who cut short their holiday by one week resumed training. The session comprised of 25 players, 12 from Barca B while 13 from the first team.[VIDEOS BELOW]
On Monday, FC Barcelona’s first team will travel to England to continue the pre-season games preparation in St George’s Park. Lionel Messi and Arda Turan have decided to cut short his holiday by one week so he could participate in the training. From Monday 25 July, the team will be active on the St George’s Park. According to Sport, the team will be based at the training ground of English national team.
Reports in Germany and Turkey suggests Borrusia Dortmund wants to bring Barca’s Arda Turan to replace Henrikh Mkhitaryan who will be leaving for Manchester United. The German club have being very active in this summer transfer as they have being involved in selling as well as buying players and the Turkish international adds to their wish list for the summer transfer.
In an interview with Radio station ‘RAC 1’, Arda Turan spoke about the possibility of winning the league. As most fans and stakeholders have concluded FC Barcelona as winners the league, the 29 years old does not believe the competition have already being won.
As the game draws closer, Arda Turan is ready for the first time to play against his former team Atletico de Madrid in Camp Nuo on Saturday. The Turkish midfielder revealed to Barca TV his state of emotion in going to play against his former teammates: “Before the game and after the game, I’m going to be nervous. Its going to be a difficult game for us.”