Arsenal outcast Mustafi Close to Galatasaray Transfer

Shkodran Mustafi has become something of an outcast at Arsenal and his time with the gunners seems to be coming to an end with Galatasaray very close to a move. The 27-year-old came to the English club in the summer of 2016 for a fee of around £ 35 million. He was one of the expensive acquisitions by Arsenal in recent times. After featuring heavily in the first three campaigns with the Gunners,Mustafi has been frozen out of first-team action.


This was the case under Unai Emery and things were expected to improve following the sacking of the Spaniard in November. This has not been the case, as even Mikel Arteta has preferred using the 27-year-old since being appointed as the new Arsenal boss in December.

Galatasaray president rules out return of Mario Lemina from Southampton

Galatasaray president Mustafa Cengiz has revealed that the club are unlikely to pursue the permanent signature of Mario Lemina from Southampton this summer. The Gabon international spent the 2019/2020 campaign on loan with the Turkish Super Lig outfit and he was handed the captain’s armband during the final stages of the season.


Despite this, it appears that he is not in the plans of the Istanbul giants next term and that could be primarily due to the financial impact of missing out on Champions football. Galatasaray had won back-to-back titles under manager Fatih Terim, but last season was a huge disappointment as they finished a lowly sixth in the standings.

Shaqiri keen on making Galatasaray switch, claims rumours

There are widespread reports that Xherdan Shaqiri wants an exit from Liverpool as a result of playing time being quite sparse. The 28-year-old made the switch to Liverpool in 2018 after spending three years at Stoke City. This was seen as a return to the top level of the game for the highly talented Switzerland international, who had previously played for the likes of Bayern Munich and Inter Milan.


However, he had been unable to make a major impact in all these clubs, but Stoke City was quite different since he was a big fish in a small pond. After impressing at the Britannia stadium, Shaqiri made the move to Liverpool in July 2018 for around £ 13.5 million.

Onyekuru leaves Galatasaray after being recalled by Monaco

Galatasaray have seen the departure of Henry Onyekuru after the conclusion of his loan deal. The 23-year-old winger moved to the Turkish club on a loan deal from Monaco during the winter transfer window, but he has been recalled by the French outfit. In his 12 appearances for the Turkish outfit, Henry Onyekuru made three assists and scored just one goal. He has now spoken about a desire to come back to the Premier League with some clubs expected to show interest. The Nigerian spent two years at Everton even if he did not make any appearance for the club. During these two seasons, he was sent out on loan to Anderlecht and Galatasaray.

Galatasaray enter the race to sign Ryan Fraser on a free transfer

Turkish giants Galatasaray have reportedly entered the race to sign Ryan Fraser on a free transfer this summer. The Scotland international is currently contracted to Bournemouth until the end of June and he has shown no indication of signing a short-term extension such that he can see out the remainder of the season with the club.
That has already led to criticism from some fans and pundits but the forward remains unperturbed with his agents already in contact with interested clubs. Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have been regarded as the front-runners to sign him but reports claim that Galatasaray have entered the player’s pursuit as they aim to find a replacement for loan star Henry Onyekuru.

Ahmed Musa rejects links with Galatasaray ahead of summer move

Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa has rejected suggestions that Galatasaray have made him a concrete offer for his signature. The Turkish giants are keen to sign the Al Nassr forward and he is one of the many transfer targets for the club including Liverpool winger Shaqiri. The prospect of playing for a club like Galatasaray will be difficult to turn down for Musa at 27 years of age. The Nigerian captain has tried to succeed at the top level of the game with little success. His best time in the spotlight came when he was playing for the likes of CSKA Moscow and Leicester City.

STURRIDGE EYES MLS MOVE

Former Liverpool striker has agreed to terminate his contract with Trabzonspor in a bid to move to United States with David Beckham's Inter Miami. The past few months have been very eventful for Sturridge, he left England for Turkey in the summer. He attracted interest from hosts of premier league sides, West Ham, Everton and Aston Villa were all credited with the player, but he chose to move outside England. Reports suggest he was heading to Galatasaray, only for Him to sign a contract with Trabzonspor.

Diagne dismisses Forest rumours as he is keen on a return to Turkish Football

Galatasaray forward Mbaye Diagne has claimed that he is not attracted by the prospect of moving to Nottingham Forest. This comes as a major blow for the Championship outfit, who were hoping to sign him in the summer. The 28-year-old is currently playing for Club Brugge in Belgium after deciding to go in search of first-team football. At the start of the campaign, Diagne made the switch to Belgium where he will spend the rest of the season.

COVID-19 Hits Football Betting

With the World Health Organization declaring the Coronavirus as a pandemic, many major league and college sports events in football have been cancelled in Europe, the US, and more across the globe.

For those who frequently scour the internet with free football betting tips, now might not be the most exciting time to bet on the sport. The virus has become an unprecedented problem in the sports betting and casino betting industries. In these times of health crisis, how will COVID-19 impact football betting?

Mircea Lucescu fancies Inter Milan to end Juventus’ Serie A dominance

Former Inter Milan manager Mircea Lucescu believes Inter Milan can end Juventus’ dominance in the Serie A. The Bianconeri have won the Scudetto for eight seasons on the bounce but the Nerazzurri could end that dominating run, having gone neck-to-neck with the reigning champions for most of the campaign.

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