Football : Turkish Super League transfers in 2015/2016 season
Latest transfers in Turkish Super League
|Feb 16||Jem Karacan||Bursaspor|
|Feb 16||Deniz Yilmaz||Bursaspor|
|Feb 16||Alpay Kocakli||Gaziantepspor|
|Feb 16||Doganay Kilic||Gaziantepspor||0.3|
|Feb 16||Aydin Karabulut||Genclerbirligi|
|Feb 16||Umit Kurt||Rizespor|
|Feb 16||Amir Hadziahmetovic||Konyaspor||0.5|
|Feb 16||Gokhan Suzen||Sivaspor|
The most expensive transfers
|Jan 16||Denys Boyko||Besiktas||3.3|
|Jan 16||Muhammet Demir||Trabzonspor||2.8|
|Jan 16||Ryan Donk||Galatasaray||2.5|
|Jan 16||Martin Linnes||Galatasaray||2|
|Jan 16||David Pavelka||Kasimpasaspor||1.5|
Winter transfers in Turkish Super League
Portuguese midfielder Ricardo Vaz Te on a free transfer from Charlton Athletic; Defender Alper Uludag from Trabzonspor; Forward Mugdat Celik from Balikesirspor for a fee of 0.2m; Midfielder Soner Aydogdu from Trabzonspor; Montenegrin midfielder Petar Grbic from Partizan Belgrade for a fee of 0.2m; Midfielder Kenan Karisik on a free transfer from Sanliurfaspor.€ 0.7m
Brazilian midfielder Charles on a free transfer from Cruzeiro; Midfielder Yekta Kurtulus on a free transfer from Sivasspor; Belgian midfielder Danilo on a free transfer from Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk; Cameroonian midfielder Lionel Enguene on a free transfer from Barcelona; Midfielder Oktay Delibalta on a free transfer from Mersin; Forward Omer Sismanoglu on loan from Besiktas; Forward Sahin Aygunes on a free transfer; Brazilian defender Ramon Motta on a free transfer from Besiktas; Ivorian defender Abdel Diarra from Strasbourg; Defender Gokhan Yilmaz from Altinordu for a fee of 0.2m; Midfielder Halil Ibrahim Tuna from Altinordu for a fee of 0.5m; Ghanaian defender Samuel Inkoom on a free transfer from Boavista.€ 0.4m
Midfielder Hakan Ozmert on a free transfer from Sivasspor; Italian forward Stefano Napoleoni from Atromitos Athens for a fee of 0.4m.€ 5.7m
Brazilian defender Marcelo on loan from Hannover; Spanish defender Alexis from Getafe for a fee of 1.1m; Armenian midfielder Aras Ozbiliz from Spartak Moscow for a fee of 1.3m; Ukrainian goalkeeper Denys Boyko from Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk for a fee of 3.3m.€ 1.5m
Forward Deniz Yilmaz from Trabzonspor; Midfielder Jem Karacan on loan from Galatasaray; Argentinian midfielder Fernando Belluschi from Cruz Azul; Argentinian midfielder Pablo Batalla from Beijing Guoan for a fee of 1.5m.€ 0.4m
Defender Ishak Dogan on loan from Trabzonspor; Forward Nadir Ciftci on loan from Celtic; Cypriot defender Dossa Junior on loan from Konyaspor; Midfielder Ismail Erdogan from Beylerbeyispor; DR Congo forward Jeremy Bokila on loan from Guangzhou; Bosnia-Herzegovnian midfielder Anel Hadzic from Sturm Graz for a fee of 0.3m; Midfielder Mehmet Murat Ucar from Aydinspor for a fee of 0.1m; Gabonese forward Axel Meye from Missile; Spanish defender Jordi Figueras from Betis; Midfielder Kivanc Karakas on a free transfer from Sanliurfaspor; Georgian midfielder Tornike Okriashvili on loan from Genk; Ukrainian forward Vladyslav Kulach on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk; Nigerian defender Faith Obilor on a free transfer from Rovaniemen.€ 4.5m
Norwegian defender Martin Linnes from Molde for a fee of 2m; Dutch midfielder Ryan Donk from Kasimpasa for a fee of 2.5m.€ 0.3m
Midfielder Alpay Kocakli on a free transfer from Karabukspor; Midfielder Doganay Kilic from Bursaspor for a fee of 0.3m; French defender Prince Gouano on loan from Atalanta; Central African forward Habib Habibou from Rennes; Defender Hakan Cinemre on loan from Fenerbahce; Forward Ilhan Parlak on a free transfer from Kayseri Erciyesspor; Midfielder Hurriyet Gucer on a free transfer; Defender Koray Arslan on a free transfer.
Midfielder Aydin Karabulut on a free transfer from Bursaspor; Belarussian defender Sergey Politevich on a free transfer from Dinamo Minsk; Defender Hakan Aslantas from Osmanlispor; Midfielder Turgut Sahin on a free transfer; Belarussian midfielder Aleksandr Hleb on a free transfer from BATE Borisov; Midfielder Serdar Gurler on a free transfer from Trabzonspor; Midfielder Selcuk Sahin from Wil.€ 2.7m
Congolese midfielder Dzon Delarge on loan from Admira; Guine forward Bengali-Fode Koita from Blackburn Rovers for a fee of 0.4m; Midfielder Okan Baydemir from Tuzlaspor; Czech midfielder David Pavelka from Slovan Liberec for a fee of 1.5m; Goalkeeper Hakan Arikan on a free transfer; Nigerian midfielder Raheem Lawal on a free transfer from Eskisehirspor; Bulgarian defender Strahil Popov from Litex Lovetch for a fee of 0.8m; Czech defender Vaclav Prochazka from Viktoria Plzen.
Moroccan midfielder Adnane Tighadouini on loan from Malaga; French goalkeeper Ali Ahamada on a free transfer from Toulouse; Brazilian forward William from Zilina; Defender Birol Parlak on a free transfer from Eskisehirspor.€ 0.7m
Bosnia-Herzegovnian midfielder Amir Hadziahmetovic from Zeljeznicar Sarajevo for a fee of 0.5m; Goalkeeper Emre Selen on loan from AMalatyaspor; Scottish defender Barry Douglas from Lech Poznan for a fee of 0.2m; Slovenian defender Nejc Skubic from Domzale.
Defender Umit Kurt on a free transfer from Sivasspor.
Defender Gokhan Suzen on a free transfer; Defender Emre Ozturk on a free transfer from Erciyesspor; Uruguayan forward David Texeira on a free transfer from Dallas; Lebanese defender Joan Oumari from Frankfurt; Romanian midfielder Cristian Tanase on a free transfer from Tianjin Teda; Norwegian midfielder Etzaz Hussain on a free transfer from Molde; Forward Hasan Kabze on a free transfer from Akhisarspor.€ 2.8m
Midfielder Guray Vural from Akhisarspor; Togolese defender Serge Akakpo on loan from Trabzon; Forward Muhammet Demir from Gaziantepspor for a fee of 2.8m.
Summer transfers€ 0.4m
Midfielder Aykut Ceviker on a free transfer from Balikesirspor; Goalkeeper Fatih Ozturk on a free transfer from Trabzonspor; Cameroonian midfielder Landry N'Guemo on a free transfer from Saint-Etienne; Swedish midfielder Mervan Celik from Genclerbirligi; Goalkeeper Bora Kork on a free transfer from Sanliurfaspor; Colombian forward Hugo Rodallega on a free transfer from Fulham; Guinea-Bissau forward Sami on loan from Porto; Serbian goalkeeper Milan Lukac on a free transfer from Partizan Belgrad; Midfielder Abdulkadir Ozdemir from Trabzonspor for a fee of 0.2m; Defender Caner Osmanpasa from Trabzonspor for a fee of 0.2m; Forward Onur Ayik from Karabukspor; Forward Halil Colak on a free transfer; Forward Hasan Kabze on a free transfer from Konyaspor.€ 0.4m
Midfielder Ozan Ipek on a free transfer from Bursaspor; Brazilian forward Guilherme on a free transfer from Atletico Mineiro; Cameroonian midfielder Jean II Makoun on a free transfer from Rennes; Brazilian defender Diego Angelo on a free transfer from Eskisehirspor; Bosnia-Herzegovnian defender Josip Kvesic from Zeljeznicar for a fee of 0.2m; Goalkeeper Hasan Demir on a free transfer from Tekirovaspor; Defender Koray Arslan from Akhisarspor; Midfielder Serdar Ozkan on a free transfer from Eskisehirspor; Slovenian midfielder Dejan Lazarevic on loan from Chievo Verona; Cameroonian forward Mbilla Etame on a free transfer from Samsunspor; Brazilian midfielder Chico from Coritiba; Midfielder Oguz Mataraci from LASK Linz for a fee of 0.2m; Midfielder Kadir Bekmezci on a free transfer from Sivasspor; Algerian goalkeeper Rais M'Bolhi from Philadelphia Union; Cameroonian forward Samuel Eto'o from Sampdoria; Czech defender Ondrej Celustka on a free transfer from Nurnberg; Defender Ridvan Simsek on a free transfer from Karsiyaka.
Croatian defender Tomislav Glumac on a free transfer from Split.€ 2.1m
Midfielder Emre Belozoglu on a free transfer from Fenerbahce Istanbul; Defender Bekir Irtegun on a free transfer from Fenerbahce; Nigerian defender Musa Muhammed from Heart Academy for a fee of 0.3m; Midfielder Cenk Ahmet Alkilic from Kayseri Erciyesspor; Albanian midfielder Sokol Cikalleshi from Split for a fee of 1.8m.€ 8.5m
Forward Melik Yegin from Manisaspor for a fee of 0.2m; German forward Mario Gomez on loan from Fiorentina; Brazilian defender Rhodolfo from Gremio Porto Alegre for a fee of 3.3m; Portuguese midfielder Ricardo Quaresma from Porto for a fee of 1.2m; German defender Andreas Beck from Hoffenheim for a fee of 1.8m; Serbian defender Dusko Tosic on a free transfer from Genclerbirligi; Argentinean midfielder Jose Sosa (permanent signing) from Metalist Kharkiv for a fee of 2m.€ 6m
Senegalese midfielder Ricardo Faty from Standard for a fee of 0.7m; Japanese midfielder Hajime Hosogai on loan from Hertha Berlin; Slovakian midfielder Miroslav Stoch on loan from Fenerbahce; Hungarian forward Balazs Dzsudzsak from Dinamo Moscow for a fee of 1.6m; Midfielder Ibrahim Serdar Aydin from Fenerbahce Istanbul; Forward Sercan Yildirim on loan from Galatasaray; Belgian forward Tom de Sutter from Brugge for a fee of 2.2m; Spanish forward Isaac Cuenca on a free transfer from Deportivo La Coruna; Peruvian defender Luis Advincula from Hoffenheim for a fee of 1.5m; Cameroonian defender Dany Nounkeu on a free transfer from Galatasaray; Defender Ibrahim Surgulu on a free transfer from Fethiyespor; Chilean midfielder Cristobal Jorquera on a free transfer from Parma; Portuguese midfielder Josue on loan from Porto; Czech forward Tomas Necid on a free transfer from Zwolle; Defender Erdem Ozgenc on a free transfer from Karabukspor; Goalkeeper Mert Gunok on a free transfer from Fenerbahce Istanbul; Macedonian defender Sedat Berisha from Shkendija Tetovo; Czech defender Tomas Sivok on a free transfer from Besiktas.
Midfielder Hasan Ayaroglu on a free transfer from Ankaragucu; Chilean forward Sebastian Pinto from O'Higgins; DR Congo defender Cedric Mongongu on a free transfer from Evian; Defender Anil Karaer on a free transfer from Erciyesspor; Midfielder Alpaslan Ozturk on loan from Standard; Brazilian midfielder Leandro Junio; Swiss forward Nassim Ben Khalifa from Grasshoppers Zurich; Greek forward Theofanis Gekas on a free transfer from Akhisarspor; Defender Aytac Oden on a free transfer from Ankaragucu; Defender Emre Gungor on a free transfer from Karabukspor; Midfielder Engin Bekdemir on a free transfer from Rizespor; Argentinean midfielder Matias Defederico from Nueva Chicago; Macedonian midfielder Muarem Muarem on a free transfer from Qarabag Agdam.€ 42.9m
Serbian midfielder Lazar Markovic on loan from Liverpool; Midfielder Ozan Tufan from Bursaspor for a fee of 7m; Midfielder Volkan Sen from Bursaspor for a fee of 2.5m; Dutch forward Robin van Persie from Manchester United for a fee of 6.6m; Brazilian midfielder Souza from Sao Paulo for a fee of 8m; Portuguese midfielder Nani from Manchester United for a fee of 6m; Senegalese defender Abdoulaye on loan from Porto; Brazilian goalkeeper Fabiano on loan from Porto; Brazilian forward Fernandao from Atletico Paranaense for a fee of 3.4m; Defender Sener Ozbayrakli from Bursaspor for a fee of 1.7m; Danish defender Simon Kjaer from Lille for a fee of 7.7m.€ 6.1m
German midfielder Kevin Grosskreutz from Borussia Dortmund for a fee of 1.5m; Belgian defender Jason Denayer on loan from Manchester City; Goalkeeper Cenk Gonen from Besiktas for a fee of 0.6m; Spanish midfielder Jose Rodriguez on a free transfer from Real Madrid Castilla; French defender Lionel Carole from Troyes for a fee of 1.5m; Midfielder Jem Karacan on a free transfer from Reading; German forward Lukas Podolski from Arsenal for a fee of 2.5m; Midfielder Bilal Kisa on a free transfer from Akhisar.
Brazilian defender Marcal on loan from Benfica Lisbon; Midfielder Orkan Cinar from Greuther Furth; Swedish forward Daniel Larsson from Granada; Goalkeeper Alperen Uysal on loan from Galatasaray; Midfielder Ismail Haktan Odabasi on a free transfer from Boluspor; Belarusian midfielder Anton Putsila on a free transfer from Torpedo Moscow; Defender Mehmet Sedef on a free transfer from Antalyaspor; Defender Suleyman Ozdamar on a free transfer from Bayrampasa; Brazilian midfielder Abuda from Chapecoense.€ 2.4m
Angolan forward Djalma on loan from Porto; Croatian defender Ante Kulusic on a free transfer from Balikesirspor; Icelandic midfielder Olafur Ingi Skulason on a free transfer from Zulte Waregem; Romanian defender Iasmin Latovlevici on a free transfer from Steaua Bucharest; Swedish goalkeeper Johannes Hopf from Hammarby for a fee of 1m; Danish midfielder Martin Spelmann from Odense for a fee of 0.4m; Swedish midfielder Panajotis Dimitriadis from AIK Stockholm for a fee of 0.6m; Ethiopian defender Walid Atta from Hacken for a fee of 0.4m.€ 1.1m
Defender Ugur Demirok on loan from Trabzonspor; Polish defender Lukasz Szukala on a free transfer from Al-Ittihad Jeddah; French defender Olivier Veigneau on a free transfer from Nantes; Romanian forward Raul Rusescu on a free transfer from Sevilla; Defender Omer Kulga on a free transfer from Boluspor; Japanese midfielder Takayuki Seto from Astra Giurgiu for a fee of 0.3m; Senegalese midfielder Badou Ndiaye from Bodo/Glimt for a fee of 0.4m; Romanian midfielder Gabriel Torje on loan from Udinese; Venezuelan forward Yonathan Del Valle on loan from Rio Ave; Midfielder Hakan Arslan on loan from Sivasspor; Slovakian midfielder Marek Sapara on a free transfer from Ruzomberok; Cameroonian forward Pierre Webo on a free transfer from Fenerbahce Istanbul; Portuguese defender Tiago Pinto on a free transfer from Rio Ave; Brazilian defender Titi on a free transfer from Bahia; Bosnia-Herzegovnian defender Avdija Vrsajevic from Hajduk Split; Nigerian defender Kenneth Omeruo on loan from Chelsea; Bulgarian defender Vasil Bozhikov from Litex Lovetch for a fee of 0.4m; Brazilian goalkeeper Artur Moraes on a free transfer from Benfica Lisbon; Midfielder Abdullah Durak from Kayserispor; Midfielder Aydin Yilmaz on a free transfer from Galatasaray; Goalkeeper Eray Birnican on a free transfer from Gaziantepspor; Brazilian defender Patric from Atletico Mineiro; Goalkeeper Ramazan Kose on a free transfer from Genclerbirligi; Argentinian forward Walter Acevedo from Defensa; Defender Hakan Aslantas on a free transfer from Genclerbirligi; Midfielder Musa Cagiran on a free transfer from Karabukspor; Midfielder Mehmet Guven on a free transfer from Konyaspor.€ 0.5m
Forward Ogulcan Caglayan on loan from Erciyesspor; Goalkeeper Yusuf Cekic on a free transfer from Hacettepespor; Defender Berkan Emir from Balikesirspor; Nigerian forward Yakubu Aiyegbeni on a free transfer from Reading; Defender Zeki Yavru on loan from Trabzonspor; Midfielder Furkan Ozcal on loan from Galatasaray; Defender Mustafa Akbas on a free transfer from Trabzonspor; Dutch midfielder Deniz Turuc from Go Ahead Eagles for a fee of 0.5m; Forward Ilhan Parlak from Erciyesspor; Brazilian forward Derley on loan from Benfica Lisbon; Brazilian midfielder Diego Lopes on loan from Benfica Lisbon; Goalkeeper Abdulaziz Demircan on a free transfer from Karabukspor; DR Congo defender Larrys Mabiala on a free transfer from Karabukspor; Malian midfielder Samba Sow on a free transfer from Karabukspor.€ 0.9m
Turkish German forward Omer Sismanoglu on loan from Besiktas; Swedish midfielder Samuel Holmen on loan from Fenerbahce; Bosnia-Herzegovnian forward Riad Bajic from Zeljeznicar Sarajevo for a fee of 0.5m; Burkina Faso forward Abdou Traore on loan from Karabukspor; Defender Can Demir Aktav on a free transfer from Selcukspor; Ivorian midfielder Ibrahim Sissoko on a free transfer from Eskisehirspor; Albanian midfielder Alban Meha on a free transfer from Paderborn; Cypriot defender Dossa Junior from Legia Warsaw for a fee of 0.4m; Midfielder Emre Can Atila from Genclerbirligi; German midfielder Selcuk Alibaz on a free transfer from Erzgebirge Aue; Goalkeeper Serkan Kirintili on a free transfer from Rizespor.
Nigerian forward Isaac Promise on a free transfer from Balikesirspor.€ 2.2m
Defender Ertugrul Ersoy on loan from Bursaspor; DR Congo midfielder Cedric Makiadi on a free transfer from Werder Bremen; Iraqi defender Dhurgham Ismail on loan from Al-Shorta; French forward Teddy Chevalier from Kortrijk; Georgien midfielder Nika Dzalamidze from Jagiellonia for a fee of 0.5m; Polish forward Patryk Tuszynski from Jagiellonia for a fee of 1m; Senegalese defender Pape Diakhate on a free transfer from Erciyesspor; Goalkeeper Mustafa Yaman on a free transfer from Rot-Weiss Erfurt; Forward Ahmet Ilhan Ozek on a free transfer from Karabukspor; Forward Mehmet Akyuz on a free transfer from Akhisar; German midfielder Robin Yalcin from Stuttgart for a fee of 0.3m; Goalkeeper Gokhan Akkan from Ankaragucu for a fee of 0.4m; Cameroonian goalkeeper Charles Itandje on a free transfer from PAOK.
Burkina Faso midfielder Djakaridja Kone on a free transfer from Evian; Argentinian forward Jeronimo Barrales from Asteras; Ghanaian defender John Boye on a free transfer from Erciyesspor; Midfielder Yekta Kurtulus on a free transfer from Galatasaray; Argentinian forward Milton Caraglio from Atletico Velez Sarsfield; Spanish midfielder Dani Abalo on a free transfer from Ludogorets Razgrad; German midfielder Mehmet Kurt on a free transfer from Borussia Dortmund; Guinean forward Bengali-Fode Koita on a free transfer from Caen; Midfielder Yigit Incedemir on a free transfer from Karabukspor; Defender Cagatay Ceken from Anadolu; Defender Samet Onger from Anadolu; Forward Beykan Simsek from Fenerbahce Istanbul; Lithuanian goalkeeper Ernestas Setkus on a free transfer from Kerkyra; Midfielder Hakan Ozmert on a free transfer from Karabukspor; Midfielder Erkan Kas from Karabukspor; Midfielder Orhan Gulle on a free transfer from Erciyesspor.€ 11m
Dutch defender Douglas from Dynamo Moscow for a fee of 1.5m; German midfielder Marko Marin on loan from Chelsea; Senegalese forward Dame N'Doye from Hull City for a fee of 3.2m; Congolese defender Christopher Samba on a free transfer from Dinamo Moscow; Costa Rican goalkeeper Esteban on a free transfer from AZ Alkmaar; Belgian defender Luis Pedro Cavanda from Lazio for a fee of 1.8m; Defender Alper Uludag from Kayserispor for a fee of 1m; Goalkeeper Hakan Arikan from Kayserispor; Midfielder Okay Yokuslu from Kayserispor for a fee of 2m; Cameroonian midfielder Stephane Mbia on a free transfer from Sevilla; Midfielder Ozer Hurmaci (permanent signing) from Kasimpasa for a fee of 1.5m.
Prochazka joins Osmanlispor
Czech Republic defender Vaclav Prochazka has been signed by Osmanlispor in the top Turkish league. The 31-year-old has passed a medical and was given a contract through 2018 with an option for another season. Prochazka, who spent four years with Plzen, has played 14 matches for his country.
Grosskreutz heads to Galatasaray but can't play
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Kevin Grosskreutz is heading to Galatasaray immediately even though he will not be able to play competitive football for his new club until the next transfer window in January. The planned transfer fell through when the necessary paperwork was not delivered in time for Monday's deadline. FIFA declined to approve a request for an exemption. However, Dortmund said the two clubs agreed that Grosskreutz would leave for Istanbul immediately, under the previously agreed conditions of the transfer.
Denayer completes Galatasaray loan move
Manchester City defender Jason Denayer has joined Galatasaray on a season-long loan. The 20-year-old signed a five-year contract with City in July and was set to be their fourth-choice central defender this season. But he then became surplus to requirements when City signed Argentina international Nicolas Otamendi from Valencia on August 20.
Markovic completes Fenerbahce loan switch
Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic has completed his season-long loan move to Fenerbahce. Markovic, 21, underwent a medical in Istanbul yesterday and has now signed for the Turkish club. The Serbia winger arrived at Anfield last summer from Benfica. He struggled in his first year at Liverpool as he battled to win a regular place in Brendan Rodgers' side.
Lazar Markovic to join Fenerbahce on loan
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed Lazar Markovic will leave the club to join Fenerbahce on a season-long loan. The 21-year-old, Liverpool's €25m signing from Benfica last summer, is being allowed to move to aid his development and the EPL side insist he will be returning to Anfield. The Serbia international made 34 appearances, including 11 league starts, last season.
Besiktas announce Victor Valdes deal
Besiktas have announced a deal for Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes. The 33-year-old Spaniard has been asked to find a new club by the Dutch manager Louis van Gaal after he reportedly refused to feature for the United reserves. Valdes, who was a free agent after leaving Barcelona last summer, was signed by Van Gaal during the January transfer window. Besiktas have reached an agreement for a two-year deal with the option of a third.
Trabzonspor sign Marin on loan
Chelsea have confirmed that midfielder Marko Marin, 26, has signed for Trabzonspor on a season-long loan. The Turkish side have the option to secure Marin on a permanent basis. Marin has made just six Premier League appearances for Chelsea and has been sent on loan to Sevilla, Fiorentina and Anderlecht in recent seasons.
Mbolhi moves to Antalyaspor
Algeria goalkeeper Rais Mbolhi has signed for Antalyaspor after being allowed to leave MLS side Philadelphia Union. The 29-year-old was on trial with English Championship side Bolton Wanderers last week but has signed a three-year deal in Turkey instead. He joins Cameroon's Samuel Eto'o at the club, after he signed for them in July. Mbolhi impressed for Algeria at the 2014 World Cup as they reached the second stage.
N'Doye moves to Trabzonspor
Dame N'Doye has completed a €3.1m move from Hull to Trabzonspor. The Senegalese striker arrived from Lokomotiv Moscow on deadline day in January and made an immediate impact, scoring three times in his first four appearances. He went on to score both goals in the victory over Crystal Palace but ended the season on a five-game scoreless streak as the Tigers slipped out of the Barclays Premier League. The 30-year-old has agreed a three-year deal with Trabzonspor.
Mario Gomez joins Besiktas
Mario Gomez has completed his move from Fiorentina to Besiktas. The 30-year-old striker joins initially on loan but there is an option to buy him outright. The Germany international becomes the sixth new signing at the Ataturk Olimpiyat Stadi ahead of the new campaign and he will be a direct replacement for Demba Ba, who has joined Shanghai Shenhua.
Quaresma makes Besiktas return
Portuguese winger Ricardo Quaresma has re-signed with Besiktas on a free transfer. The 31-year-old was released by Porto at the end of last season. Quaresma, who has passed through Barcelona, Porto and Inter Milan, wore the Turkish club colours between 2010 and 2012.
Omeruo completes loan move to Kasimpasa
Nigeria defender Kenneth Omeruo has joined Turkish side Kasimpasa on a season-long loan deal from Chelsea. The 21-year-old joined the English champions in 2012, but he is yet to make a Premier League appearance for the Blues, and spent last season on loan with Middlesbrough. He joined Chelsea from Belgian side Standard Liege in 2012 and developed on loan at Den Haag in Netherlands in an 18-month spell from 2012 to 2013.