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Arda Turan

29-Year-Old Midfielder     Barcelona  La Liga


Turkey

Birthdate:  January 30, 1987    Birthplace:  Istanbul, Turkey    Nationality:  Turkey    Height:  5' 10"    Weight:  168 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a five-year contract with Barcelona in July of 2015.

September 25, 2016    Arda Turan News

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Turan scored a goal and tallied an assist in Saturday's 5-0 victory over Sporting Gijon.

While the Turkish winger is lost in the shuffle with how much attacking talent Barcelona has, he showed Saturday how instrumental he can be to the run of play. In six La Liga appearances (four starts) has has two goals and three assists and four goals and four assists in eight matches across all comps. With Lionel Messi on the sidelines with an injury and two matches this week, look for Turan to consistently find a home in the starting XI, having settled in nicely on the right wing.

Arda Turan – Season Projections
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Season League Team Mins Goals Assists Shots SOT Pass Com. Acc. Cross Crosses Tckls Won Fouls Won
2016 Proj. La Liga Barcelona 1677 2 4 21 7 1374 5 20 57 35
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Season League Team Appear. Starts Min Goals Assists Shots SOG Cross Fl Drn Fl Com Tackles Int Blocks CS YC RC
2015 UCL Barcelona 3 0 46 0 0 1 0 2 3 1 2 0 0 0 2 0
2016 UCL Barcelona 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2016 Game Log   Arda Turan
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Date League OPP ST MIN G A S SOG CRO FS FC TKL INT BLK CS PKG PKM YC RC
2016-9Sep 13 UCL CEL   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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August 29, 2016

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Turan assisted Ivan Rakitic for the only goal in Barcelona's 1-0 win at Bilbao on Sunday. Turan finished with one goal, one aerial won and one successful tackle.

Bilbao did well to keep Barce's attack in check for the most part with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez getting limited looks in front of net. Turan has played well in the first two matches, but will soon give up his spot to Neymar once he's ready.

August 20, 2016

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Turan netted the opening goal and added an assist for Barcelona in their season opener.

It's been quite a start to the season for Turan who followed up an outstanding performance in the Spanish Super Cup with a goal six minutes into the match against Real Betis. He has played very well with Barcelona's other attacking players, and was heavily involved with the buildup of attacking play. Playing alongside the likes of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, and Neymar the opportunities to score will be abundant and so far Turan has taken advantage of them.

June 23, 2016

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Turan started all three matches for Turkey in Euro 2016 but failed to make an impression and tallied merely four shots off target and two dribbles. He takes his international tally to 94 caps and 17 goals. Turkey finished third in Group D with three points but were still eliminated as one of the two weakest third-seeded teams.

Turan couldn't play until January due to Barca's transfer ban and then had trouble adjusting and finding regular starting spot in the loaded Catalans' squad. The 29-year-old attacking midfielder didn't offer much fantasy value recording two goals, three assists and five yellow cards in 18 La Liga appearances (nine starts).

February 22, 2016

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Turan is suspended for Tuesday's Champions League match against Arsenal, which dates back to when he was with Atletico Madrid.

With Turan ineligible for Barcelona until January, he was unable to serve his suspension during the group stage. As a result, Ivan Rakitic, Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta will likely start behind Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar.

July 6, 2015

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Barcelona announced Monday that they have signed Turan from Atletico Madrid.

Barcelona are in the middle of management elections, so they actually have an option to sell Turan back to Atletico Madrid if any new officers don't want him. That being said, it seems likely that he'll join the club, though he won't be eligible to play until January because of Barcelona's transfer ban.

October 1, 2014

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Turan bagged the match-winning goal in the 74th minute against Juventus in Wednesday's Champions League Group A tie.

Turan connected with a cross from teammate Juanfran to finish the deciding goal with his left foot late in Wednesday's match. The score ended up being Turan's only shot attempt of the game, but allowed Atletico Madrid to draw level with their fellow Group A competitors on three points each through two games.

May 18, 2014

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Turan left Saturday's match against Barcelona in the 23rd minute with a pelvic complaint, UEFA.com reports.

Atletico Madrid were able to leave Camp Nou with a draw, which earned them this season's La Liga title, although they still have the Champions League final to play next Saturday. With Diego Costa also suffering an injury Saturday, Atletico will have a tall task against Real Madrid.