During the 2014-15 season of the Turkish Super League, Galatasaray emerged as the champions as they sealed 77 points and only lost 5 matches during the entire season.
Fast forward one year later and the new season kicked off but Galatasaray are struggling to replicate their performances from their previous campaign.
The current season of the Turkish Super League is reaching it’s end and Galatasaray has failed to defend their title and will have to settle with a place on the middle section of the top tier Turkish League.
English Premier League side, Chelsea FC are reportedly making moves for Simon Kjaer to prop up their defense as they hope to restore their pride next season.
The former EPL champions lifted the trophy with Portuguese tactician Jose Mourinho but struggled with form this current season before Mourinho was sacked.
Nigerian international, Efe Ambrose, wants a summer transfer move to Fernabahce FC. Ambrose has asked Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers to allow him to move the club, according to reports.
Former Liverpool coach, Brendan Rodgers has only just joined but told Ambrose that until a new defender joins the club, he would be forced to keep the player as one of his options.
They’re not a team that necessarily inspires thoughts of European Championship glory, but you’d be foolish to write off the hopes of Turkey at Euro 2016 just yet.
After all, they have qualified for just four major tournaments in their entire history; and reached the semi-finals at two and the quarters at another.
Fernando Muslera was seen as a Manchester United target almost a year ago.
The Galatasaray goalkeeper was in fine form that led to his worldwide attention. United saw him as the perfect replacement for David de Gea, who reportedly was on the verge of joining Spanish club Real Madrid.
In October, Selcuk Inan’s late free-kick against Iceland secured Turkey’s place at this summer’s European Championship.
Fatih Terim’s men were on the verge of elimination but Inan’s last-minute strike ensured Turkey advanced as the best third-placed side in the qualification stage.
Galatasaray legend Cevad Prekazi wants his former club to overcome Fenerbahce in the upcoming clash between the two.
Galatasaray have been experiencing one of their worst campaigns in recent history. After a winless run of four matches, they have slipped to sixth place in the league and are probably going to miss out on European qualification. They have been banned by UEFA from taking part in European campaigns after exceeding their FFP limits.Prekazi is now 58 years old, but fans will forever the goal he scored against against Monaco from more than 40 yards out in the UEFA cup.
Galatasaray have confirmed that they do not intend to bring back Alex Telles from his loan spell at Inter Milan.
The left back moved to the Italian club on a loan deal with a view of converting into a permanent move. The 23-year-old has shown sufficient promise for the Italian outfit by starting in 13 league matches, but it remains to be seen if this is sufficient for him to earn a permanent stay at the San Siro.
The year of 2016 has not kicked off in a very positive way for the Turkish outfit Galatasaray as their manager Mustafa Denizli resigned from his role in the club on March 1st.
Galatasaray have returned back to the Europa league stage after almost 6 years absence and they will be competing in the game against Lazio to reach the latter stages of the competition.
Galatasaray were in the Champions League group stages a few months back but they failed to progress into the knockout stages after finishing third in the group. This automatically gave them a Europa League spot, which is not bad considering that the winners of this competition qualify directly to the Champions League group stages for the next season.