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Arda Turan Signed For Barcelona At €34M From Atletico Madrid
Arda Turan Signed For Barcelona At €34M From Atletico Madrid

Arda Turan Signed For Barcelona At €34M From Atletico Madrid

Arda Turan Signed For Barcelona At €34M From Atletico Madrid

The 2014-15 La Liga winner Barcelona announced the signing of Turkish international midfielder Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid. The 28 year old Turan has signed for five year deal for a fee of €41 million. According to the club statement, Barcelona will pay an initial fee of €34 million with a potential of 7 million Euros in bonuses. Barcelona manager Luis Enrique had requested to sign Adra Turan to strengthen their midfield after the departure of Xavi Hernandez. Read out the full news of Arda Turan transfer to Barcelona.

Arda Turan Signed For Barcelona At €34M From Atletico Madrid

Arda Turan Signed For Barcelona At €34M From Atletico Madrid

The Spanish giant club Barcelona have confirmed the signing of Arda Turan with reserved the right to sell him back to his former club by 20th July. The new board has the right to rescind the deal and sell him back to Atletico with a 10% lesser fee.

Turan is the second new signing player by the Catalan club this season after a Aleix Vidal transfer was made from Sevilla to Barcelona. In 2011, Turan arrived in Spain from Galatasaray and became a popular star among the Atletico fans in his four seasons after joining from Turkey. He has been a key player in Diego Simeone Atletico side.

Arda Turan has ability to unlock stubborn defences with a killer pass and skills. He was one of the key player in Atletico first La Liga title in 18 years and runners-up to the Champions League final in 2013-14 season. Arda will be the second Turkish player to play for Barca side after goalkeeper Rustu Recber.

Due to transfer ban, Turan cannot start his Barcelona career until the 1st January 2016 due to a transfer ban imposed by FIFA for breaching rules over the signing so under age players in the last season.

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