Babel joins Galatasaray on a Free

Submitted by isport on Tue, 07/23/2019 - 22:30

Former Fulham forward Ryan Babel has joined Turkish champions Galatasaray on a Bosman agreement. The 32-year-old was available on a free transfer shortly after the loan stint with Fulham and he has now penned a three-year deal with Galatasaray, where he has the opportunity to ply his trade in the Champions League once more.

Shortly after signing for the club, the Netherlands international expressed his delight over the move and he is hopeful of winning trophies with the reigning league champions, he said: "I think my adventure should continue like this.


Submitted by gulgol on Thu, 07/18/2019 - 08:34

Arsenal are thought to be preparing a bid for Real Madrid pair of Mariano Diaz and Lucas Vazquez. The duo is reportedly out of favour in the club and isthought to have been offered to Arsenal.

The Gunners have been keen on Vazquez in recent weeks, as manager Unai Emery wants to bring more width to the squad. Alex Iwobi and HenrikMkhitaryan failed to make a permanent claim to the first team with underwhelming performances last season.

Henry Onyekuru keen on remaining with Galatasaray for the forthcoming season

Submitted by gulgol on Thu, 06/27/2019 - 10:17

Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru has said that he would prefer to remain in the Turkish Super Lig with Galatasaray next season. The marksman joined Istanbul giants on a season-long loan from Everton last summer and he had an impressive season where he contributed towards 22 goals while helping the team secure a domestic League and Cup double.

Speaking to Haberturk, the former EAS Kupen man has said that he wants to continue his career with Gala, given he has adapted to the surroundings and has the chance to impress in the Champions League, he told: “I want to stay. I want to continue my career and future in Galatasaray. I adapted to Galatasaray and the (Turkish Super Lig). I believe that I will do much better in the Champions League.”

Ryan Babel confirms transfer interest from Galatasaray

Submitted by gulgol on Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:51

Dutch footballer Ryan Babel has confirmed that he is the subject of interest from Galatasaray this summer. The Netherlands international spent the second half of the previous season on loan at Fulham from Besiktas but he is currently a free-agent after his contract expired with the Istanbul outfit.

Speaking to Algemeen Dagblad, Babel acknowledged that Gala have presented the best package to secure his services and only time will tell whether he will link up with the Turkish champions, he said: "They have the best offer at the moment. I don't have to make a secret of that. But there are also discussions with other clubs. It wouldn't be the first time in football or my own career for things to go differently than expected, so I will just have to wait and see."


Submitted by isport on Thu, 05/16/2019 - 08:43

Galatasaray secured an extremely vital victory this weekend over Besiktas to not only displace the table toppers and the title favorites Istanbul Basaksehir from their spot, but also ensured that they are in the strongest position now in the title race in the Turkish top tier.

Although both Galatasaray and Istanbul are equalized on points at the moment, but the former has an advantage of a goal differential of +8 over the latter.


Submitted by isport on Fri, 04/26/2019 - 13:12

A number of Arsenal players might be on their way out this summer as Unai Emery is looking to generate some funds to make fresh signings.

The fresh signings at Arsenal don’t seem to be possible without offloading because the hierarchy has let Emery know that they are not providing him a lot of funds for shopping players.

What Emery wants desperately at the moment is an offensive player who can give him good returns from a wide position and he is believed to have identified Ryan Fraser as an ideal option for that. Fraser is in the last year of his contract at the Dean Court and he has not signed any extension until now. So he can be roped in.

Galatasaray can win the league

Submitted by gulgol on Thu, 04/04/2019 - 09:26

Galatasaray manager Fatih Terim believes that his side can win the league despite being the leaders Istanbul in the table. He said that his team is playing well now and that there is no reason why they will not be able to make up the gap on leaders.

Fatih Terim said that the players are ready to give their best and that they want to fight until the end. He said that they have started the season badly and this is the main reason why they are behind in the league tables.


Submitted by gulgol on Fri, 03/15/2019 - 11:56

PSG are among a host of other clubs believed to be interested in Nigerian attacker Henry Onyekuru according to reports from Europe. Onyekuru who is on loan from Everton at Turkish club Galatasaray has been impressive for the club this season.

It is understood that his form has attracted the interest of Monaco, Borussia Dortmund, Napoli, Sevilla and PSG. Onyekuru joined Everton from Belgium outfit KAS Eupen in 2017 but has been unable to feature for the EPL club due to work permit.

Galatasaray Close Gap at the Top of Turkish League

Submitted by gulgol on Wed, 02/27/2019 - 06:37

Galatasaray were able to beat Trabzonspor in a crucial league match during the weekend. The 3-1 success for Fatih Terim’s team has been able to get Galatasaray into a great spot with regards to winning the league title. The lead at the top of the table has been reduced to just six points as a result of this victory. The match witnessed MbayeDiagne making his first appearance for Galatasaray since the January move and it did not take long for the player to make a major impact. He is the division’s top scorer to his tally of 21 goals and his penalty in the 21st minute was able to provide a Galatasaray with the lead.

Even though Trabzonspor were able to quickly equalise just nine minutes later, this was the only goal from the visitors. Hugo Rodallega was responsible for handing Trabzonspor with this crucial goal which only turned out to be a consolation at the end of the match. Galatasaray had an excellent start to the game and they responded well after the goal. Younes Belhanda was able to break the deadlock just before half-time and it was plain sailing for Galatasaray from then on. Galatasaray were able to dominate the encounter on a number of aspects and a two-goal lead was provided to the match when Belhanda converted in the 51st minute.


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