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Arda Turan handed 16 game ban following assault on official

Barcelona’s Arda Turan has been banned for 16 games for pushing an assistant referee in Turkey last week. Turan, currently on loan to Super Lig side Basaksehir, was sent off for approaching the official at the end of the team’s 1-1 draw with Sivasspor last Friday. The 31 year old, who is in the middle of a two and a half season deal at the Istanbul club, was banned for 10 matches for attacking the assistant referee, three matches for insulting him and another three for threatening him. He was…

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Deulofeu, Mascherano and Arda Turan left off Barca’s title winning shirt

Gerard Deulofeu, Javier Mascherano and Arda Turan have been left off Barcelona’s title winning t-shirt. The commemorative shirt which was released after Sunday evening’s 4-2 win over Deportivo has not included the names of the aforementioned. Deulofeu, Mascherano and Arda all called time on their season with the Catalan club in January, leaving for different clubs. Now Watford winger Deulofeu, tweeted after the title success, asking the question why his name was axed from the shirt. The 24-year-old is expected to seal a permanent deal to the Premier League side…

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Arda Turan’s agent confirms Basaksehir deal

Arda Turan’s agent has confirmed the Barcelona midfielder is just steps away from signing for Turkish side Basaksehir. The Turkish international is in a long list of midfield options under Ernesto Valverde as Barca which includes Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic, Andre Gomes, Rafinha, Denis Suarez, Sergi Roberto, Paulinho and new signing Philippe Coutinho. Valverde is keen to move the former Atletico Madrid man on and gain some extra funds, having spent big on both Ousmane Dembele and Coutinho. Links with Premier League side Manchester United were rife before the English…

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Basaksehir up front with Arda Turan interest

Turkish league leaders Istanbul Basaksehir have made an offer to sign Barcelona’s Arda Turan, according to Marca. The Turkish international is in a long list of midfield options under Ernesto Valverde as Barca which includes Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic, Andre Gomes, Rafinha, Denis Suarez, Sergi Roberto, Paulinho and new signing Philippe Coutinho. Valverde is keen to move the former Atletico Madrid man on and gain some extra funds, having spent big on both Ousmane Dembele and Coutinho. Links with Premier League side Manchester United were rife before the English transfer…

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Basaksehir offer Arda Turan escape from Barcelona

Turkish league leaders Istanbul Basaksehir have made an offer to sign Barcelona’s Arda Turan, according to Marca. The Turkish international is in a long list of midfield options under Ernesto Valverde as Barca which includes Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic, Andre Gomes, Rafinha, Denis Suarez, Sergi Roberto, Paulinho and new signing Philippe Coutinho. Valverde is keen to move the former Atletico Madrid man on and gain some extra funds, having spent big on both Ousmane Dembele and Coutinho. Links with Premier League side Manchester United were rife before the…

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Arda Turan and Rafinha miss open training to pursue Barca exit

Both Arda Turan and Rafinha have missed Barcelona’s annual open training session in order to find an exit from the club. Turkish international Turan is in a long list of midfield options under Ernesto Valverde as Barca which includes Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic, Andre Gomes, Denis Suarez, Sergi Roberto and new signing Paulinho. Valverde is keen to move the former Atletico Madrid man on and gain some extra funds to bolster his options and make a move for Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho. Links with Premier League side Manchester United…

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Arda Turan informs agent of clubs he wants to join

Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan has informed his agent of the clubs he wants to join as an exit from the Catalan club looks likely. The Turkish international is in a long list of midfield options under Ernesto Valverde as Barca which includes Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic, Andre Gomes, Rafinha, Denis Suarez, Sergi Roberto and new signing Paulinho. Valverde is keen to move the former Atletico Madrid man on and gain some extra funds to bolster his options and make a move for Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho. Links with Premier…

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Arda Turan in England to hear Premier League interest

Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan was in England on Sunday to hear interest from a number of potential Premier League clubs. The Turkish international is in a long list of midfield options under Ernesto Valverde as Barca which includes Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic, Andre Gomes, Rafinha, Denis Suarez, Sergi Roberto and new signing Paulinho. Valverde is keen to move the former Atletico Madrid man on and gain some extra funds to bolster his options and make a move for Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho. Links with Premier League side Manchester United…

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Barcelona subsidise Ozil wages with double midfielder sale

Barcelona will sell both Arda Turan and Andre Gomes in the January transfer window to subsidise the wage demands of Mesut Ozil. Germany international Ozil is free to discuss terms with any club from January 1st as he enters the last year of his contract at Premier League side Arsenal. Barca’s interest in the World Cup winner has gathered pace in recent weeks with Gunners boss Arsene Wenger resigning to the fact he will leave the Emirates stadium and preferring a move to Spain, rather than to Manchester United, who…

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Arda Turan set for Barcelona exit in January

Turkish superstar Arda Turan looks set for a return to his homeland in the January transfer window, having enjoyed very little game time at Barcelona since the arrival of current manager Ernesto Valverde. Turan, who arrived at the Nou Camp from title rivals Atletico Madrid in 2015, has become the forgotten man amongst Valverde’s new look Barca, and is believed to have no future at the club. A shining light in Atleti’s shock La Liga title win in the 2013-14 season, Turan made the move to Barcelona after the following…

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