Transferring today’s news to Galatasaray…
The departure of Luis Campos, who is Burak Elmas’ sports adviser, could negatively affect the sale of Christian Luyindama.
Luis Campos loaned Luyindama to Saudi Arabian side Al Taawon during the interim transfer window and put a €3m option to buy on the contract. However, coach Jose Gomes, a close friend of the Portuguese footballer, was fired from Taawon. Campos has also left Galatasaray and Luyindama’s situation is uncertain. According to Sabah’s report, the Congolese defender’s non-compulsory option cannot be used.
SURPRISE GOALKEEPER CLAIM
The French press claimed that Walter Benitez, who was protecting the Chateau de Nice, one of France’s Ligue 1 sides, met Galatasaray. It has been said that the 29-year-old Argentine goalkeeper, who has played 35 games this season and scored 30 goals in his net and hasn’t conceded in 14 games, is ready to come to Istanbul. Also in the news, it has been claimed that Fernando Muslera, who has already made his mark among the legends of the Yellow-Red team, will part ways and the gloves will be delivered to Benitez next season.
SALARY AT AXEL WITSEL
Belgian star midfielder Axel Witsel, who will bid farewell to Borussia Dortmund at the end of the season, is named after Galatasaray. Witsel, who had no transfer problems, was earning €6m at Dortmund. It is impossible for Galatasaray to reach this figure, but the yellow-red people can complete this transfer in different ways. According to Fanatik News, the maximum annual salary Galatasaray can pay for this region next season is €2.5m. In addition to this figure, Witsel will be tempted to convince himself with money and signing bonuses.
OFFICIAL INTERVIEWS BEGIN FOR KEREM
Galatasaray star Kerem Aktürkoğlu, who has been disappointed with his performance in the Super League this season, continues to attract the attention of European teams. The French giant has made an official offer for the national footballer…
According to reports in the French press, representatives of Olympique Lyonnais have started official talks with Galatasaray and sent their first offers. It has been clarified that Lyon offered 7 million euros for Kerem in the first encounter while Galatasaray wouldn’t consider an offer lower than 15 million euros. The Lyon officials put them on hold after this first meeting, but decided not to wait for the second trip.
Meeting Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas, the negotiating delegation also stressed that it wanted to put an end to the transfer of Kerem as soon as possible, in which English and Spanish clubs were also interested.