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Barca's Ninth Departure Revealed?

FC Barcelona's Ninth Departure Revealed?

By Keegan Kruger - Sep 08, 2017 08:55 AM @KeeganKruger

With the transfer window still open in Turkey, an FC Barcelona star is reportedly on the verge of being the club's ninth departure in past couple of months.

Click through the gallery above to see eight stars who have left the Blaugrana this season. 

According to RAC1 radio station, Turkey superstar Arda Turan will join his boyhood club Galatasaray on a two-year loan deal within the next few hours.

The 30-year-old, who cost the Barca €34 million (R524 million) in 2015, has struggled to for regular game time since his move from Atletico Madrid to the Camp Nou.

Turan has apparently been told that he is not in Ernesto Valverde's plans for this season and is therefore free to seek regular playing time elsewhere.

Earlier this week, the player commented on his future with the Blaugrana, and insisted he was happy to stay and fight for his place.

"I'm staying. I'm very happy here, and I have a contract for another three years," Turan said, as quoted by Beyaz Futbol.

"Galatasaray is my home, but I know they don't want me now."

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Turan has made 55 appearances for the Catalan giants, scoring 15 goals and assisting 11 further strikes.

Do you think Turan should consider leaving Barcelona? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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Melizwe17@K4L Joined: 17 Jul 2017
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Melizwe17@K4L Sep 08, 2017 08:37 PM
Wasted talent
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Aguerokun Sep 08, 2017 05:25 PM
Why did he leave atleti in the first place
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MOKOKOTLO Sep 08, 2017 01:42 PM
2 year loan fr a 30 year old player mmmmxxxxm
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MR E Sep 08, 2017 11:43 AM
Turan is better than Gomez!
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Lelyz Sep 08, 2017 10:52 AM
Tht gud move,Galatasary will give u game time
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Tedd Sep 08, 2017 10:27 AM
He doesn't wanna leave, will they drag him out of the camp Nou?
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martinx Sep 08, 2017 09:16 AM
Best news I've heard all day

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