Çağlar Söyüncü heading to Istanbul for Fenerbahçe transfer deal!

Fenerbahçe has reached an agreement with Atletico Madrid for the loan of Çağlar Söyüncü.

Fenerbahçe, its squad strengthened with Leonardo Bonucci and Rade Krunic, has also achieved a happy ending in its pursuit of Çağlar Söyüncü. The yellow-navy team reached an agreement with Atletico Madrid to loan the national footballer.

Coming to Istanbul today

It has been learned that the 27-year-old star will arrive in Istanbul today and, after undergoing health checks, will sign a contract binding him to the yellow-navy colors until the end of the season.

No purchase option, payment in installments

There is no purchase option in the agreement between Fenerbahçe and Atletico Madrid. The yellow-navy team will pay the rental fee for Çağlar Söyüncü in installments to the Spanish club.

Played for 212 minutes

Çağlar Söyüncü played in 9 matches this season, starting in two of them, totaling 212 minutes on the field. The national player received one red and one yellow card during these matches.

Chose Fenerbahçe among offers

In addition to Fenerbahçe, star defender received offers from Porto in Portugal, Roma and Milan in Serie A, Fulham in England, and Borussia Dortmund in Germany. Çağlar insisted on playing for Fenerbahçe, rejecting offers from European clubs.

Fenerbahçe’s 4th central defender transfer

With Çağlar, Fenerbahçe made its 4th move in the central defense this season. At the beginning of the season, they added Rodrigo Becao from Udinese and Alexander Djiku from Strasbourg to their squad, and in the mid-season, they signed world-renowned defender Leonardo Bonucci from Union Berlin. The latest addition to the Canary’s defense is the national star Çağlar Söyüncü from Atletico Madrid.

Another national player, Samet Akaydin, who is part of Fenerbahçe’s defensive rotation, has been loaned to Panathinaikos, coached by Fatih Terim.

Transfer from Altınordu to Europe

Çağlar, who started his professional football career at Altınordu, transferred to Freiburg for a fee of 7.93 million Euros in the 2016/17 season. Spending two seasons with the German team, Çağlar signed for Leicester City in the 2018/19 season for a transfer fee of 21.1 million Euros. Çağlar, who moved to Atletico Madrid on a free transfer at the beginning of the season, will wear the Fenerbahçe jersey for the rest of the season.

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