Around the League in 5 minutes

Around the League in 5 minutes

Aug 10, 2022
  • Nelsson heading for exit? Galatasaray confirmed that there are offers for central defender Victor Nelsson and the player is inclined to a move. The talks between the clubs and the player are ongoing. Vice-president also added that they are keen to hold on to Nelsson but if he moves, backup plans are in order. Sevilla are rumored to be in the pole position for his signing.

  • Trabzonspor’s talented midfielder Berat Özdemir has left the club to play for the Saudi side Ettifaq. The reigning champions hot prospect centerback Ahmetcan Kaplan is expected to move to Dutch giants Ajax, for a reported fee around 10 million Euros. Moreover, Trabzonspor are expected to announce the signing of Enis Bardhi from Levante.

  • Fenerbahçe are still in search for a main striker are recent reports suggest they made headway on Valencia’s Maxi Gomez.

  • Bright Osayi-Samuel’s absence in the team for Fenerbahçe against Ümraniyespor drew a lot of controversy. The reports are divided, some claim he is leaving while others claim he had a slight injury. As of now, it seems like a regular rotation but more can be on that in the future.

  • In an interview, Beşiktaş president declared their interest in young midfielder Kerem Kesgin from Sivasspor. Direly lacking in Turkish players, the club is anticipated to bring in 4-5 more new players. The president also stated they made a mover for Sassuolo’s Kaan Ayhan but the transfer fee demanded was too expensive.

  • Alanyaspor’s goalkeeper dilemma may be over as sources claim they reached an agreement to loan Runar Runarsson from Arsenal.

  • Gaziantep FK announced the signing of 33 years old Czech forward Tomas Pekhart on a 2-year deal.

  • It is rumored that Başakşehir FK has concluded a deal to sign Bertrand Traore from Aston Villa, a signing, if finalized, would be one of the best moves of this summer.

  • Ankaragücü is expected to sign midfielder Pepe on loan from Olympiakos; while Sivasspor brought free agent attacking midfielder Dia Saba to Turkey.

  • Some news from the relegated goalkeepers: in an interview with TRT, Rizespor manager announced that even though Gökhan Akkan is very talented goalkeeper he is not in their plans for the upcoming season and there are many offers from Super League clubs. Meanwhile, Malatyaspor announced they were able to keep hold of Abdulsamed Damlu (most players terminated their contracts due to club’s default on payments), it is known that the young goalkeeper wants to leave with more than one interested club in Super League. Neither goalkeeper have taken part in any of their respective club’s friendly matches.

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