Arda Turan

Born: January 30, 1987 (age 30)

Height: 5'9.5" (177cm)

Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey
Nationality: Turkey Turkish

Position: Winger
Team: Barcelona
Arda Turan for Atletico Madrid on December 14, 2014
Career History
Youth2000-2005Galatasaray
Senior2005-2011Galatasaray
2011-2015Atletico Madrid
2015-Barcelona
International2006-Turkey
Sports Mole has 495 articles about Arda Turan. Articles 1 to 40:
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Barcelona consider Mesut Ozil as Philippe Coutinho alternative?
Barcelona will consider moving for Arsenal ace Mesut Ozil in January as an alternative option to Philippe Coutinho, according to a report.
Nov 17, 09:35
Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho in action during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Liverpool 'furious with Barcelona's latest Philippe Coutinho offer'
Barcelona reportedly upset Liverpool by offering Andre Gomes as part of a swap deal that would see Philippe Coutinho head the opposite way.
Nov 11, 20:57
Arda Turan reacts to a missed chance during the La Liga game between Real Sociedad and Barcelona on April 9, 2016
Barcelona 'to put five players up for sale next summer'
Arda Turan heads a list of five players Barcelona are keen to offload at the end of the season to make way for others, according to a report.
Oct 27, 13:48
Ernesto Valverde head coach of Athletic Bilbao during the first leg of UEFA Champions League qualifying play-offs round match between SSC Napoli and Athletic Club on August 19, 2014
Team News: Ernesto Valverde sticks with Gerard Deulofeu in attack
Gerard Deulofeu retains his starting spot for Barcelona as they take on Malaga at Camp Nou, with boss Ernesto Valverde making two changes to his side.
Oct 21, 18:52
Gareth Bale in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria on September 2, 2017
Best XI: Players to have missed out on World Cup qualification
Sports Mole selects the best XI of players who have failed to qualify for next summer's World Cup, including Alexis Sanchez, Gareth Bale and two Ballon d'Or nominees.
Oct 11, 17:40
Arda Turan reacts to a missed chance during the La Liga game between Real Sociedad and Barcelona on April 9, 2016
Arsenal interested in signing Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan?
Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing out-of-favour Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan.
Oct 9, 18:15
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Preview: Getafe vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Getafe and Barcelona from the Spanish capital.
Sep 15, 13:00
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Arda Turan: 'I am not leaving Barcelona'
Turkish attacker Arda Turan firmly denies suggestions that he is on the verge of leaving Barcelona.
Sep 5, 17:37
Arda Turan reacts to a missed chance during the La Liga game between Real Sociedad and Barcelona on April 9, 2016
Barcelona 'hopeful of offloading Arda Turan before Turkish window closure'
Barcelona are reportedly optimistic of offloading Arda Turan to Galatasaray before the closure of the Turkish transfer window next week.
Sep 3, 10:31
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Barcelona to hand free transfer to Arda Turan?
Barcelona are reportedly ready to hand a free transfer to midfielder Arda Turan, who does not feature in Ernesto Valverde's plans this season.
Aug 25, 10:24
Arda Turan reacts to a missed chance during the La Liga game between Real Sociedad and Barcelona on April 9, 2016
Arda Turan 'set for Galatasaray loan'
Barcelona attacker Arda Turan is reportedly closing in on a loan move to former club Galatasaray.
Aug 7, 17:30
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Agent: 'Arda Turan will remain at Barcelona for next season'
Rumoured Inter Milan and Arsenal target Arda Turan will not be leaving Barcelona this summer, according to agent Ahmet Bulut.
Jul 6, 11:59
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Report: Inter Milan want Arda Turan
A report claims that Inter Milan want to sign Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan ahead of the 2017-18 campaign.
Jun 26, 19:40
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Arsenal leading race to sign Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan?
Arsenal are reportedly preparing a £26.3m bid for Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan.
Jun 19, 20:16
Turkey's captain Arda Turan (C) is congratulated by teammates after his goal during their friendly football match against Qatar in the capital Doha on November 13, 2015.
Arda Turan retires from Turkey duty after assault claims
Turkey captain Arda Turan brings an end to his international career four caps short of 100 after being accused of assaulting a journalist.
Jun 6, 21:36
Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette in the Europa League match against Roma on March 16, 2017
Alexandre Lacazette: 'I could wait for Atletico Madrid'
Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette says that "it is possible" that he could wait for a move to Atletico Madrid, who will be unable to sign any new players this summer.
Jun 6, 14:49
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Arda Turan 'assaults Turkish journalist'
A report claims that Barcelona attacker Arda Turan assaulted a journalist while on international duty with Turkey.
Jun 6, 14:08
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Agent: 'Arda Turan not leaving Barcelona'
The agent of Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan insists that his client will not be leaving Camp Nou this summer despite strong talk of a move to Arsenal.
Jun 5, 18:00
Arda Turan in action during the game between Barcelona and Granada on January 9, 2016
Arda Turan 'agrees Arsenal move'
Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan reportedly agrees personal terms over a switch to Arsenal.
Jun 4, 09:56
AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe in action during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Arsenal 'increase Kylian Mbappe bid to £95m'
Arsenal reportedly increase their offer for Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe to a world-record £95m.
Jun 4, 09:36
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Report: Barcelona open to Arda Turan offers
A report claims that Barcelona are open to selling Turkish international Arda Turan in this summer's transfer window.
Jun 2, 21:28
Long-limbed Angel Di Maria celebrates scoring lors de la finale de la Coupe de la Ligue entre Lille et PSG le 23 Avril, 2016
Paris Saint-Germain star Angel di Maria wanted by Barcelona?
A report claims that Angel di Maria is seen by Barcelona as a potential replacement for Arda Turan, who they are willing to offload this summer.
May 9, 17:06
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Agent: 'Arda Turan to stay at Barcelona'
Arda Turan will not leave Barcelona at the end of the season, according to the Turkish international's agent.
May 4, 14:09
Barcelona's President Josep Maria Bartomeu gives a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 7, 2015
Report: Josep Maria Bartomeu draws up Barcelona transfer shortlist
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu draws up a four-man transfer shortlist ahead of the 2017-18 season and is looking to raise £85m, according to reports.
May 1, 09:50
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Inter Milan join Arsenal in race to sign Barcelona's Arda Turan?
A report claims that Inter Milan have joined Arsenal in declaring their interest in Barcelona ace Arda Turan, who could be available to sign for £25m.
Apr 29, 12:25
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Barcelona thump Osasuna to move three points clear at top of La Liga
Barcelona move three points clear at the top of La Liga courtesy of a 7-1 win over basement side Osasuna at Camp Nou on Wednesday night.
Apr 26, 20:19
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Barcelona battle back at Bernabeu to take top spot from Real Madrid
Barcelona come out on top 3-2 against Real Madrid in an El Clasico thriller at Estadio Bernabeu to move to the top of La Liga.
Apr 23, 21:41
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Report: Arsenal hoping to sign Arda Turan as replacement for Mesut Ozil
Arsenal are closing in on Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan to replace Mesut Ozil, according to reports.
Apr 22, 11:54
Paulo Dybala scores during the game between Juventus and Hellas Verona on January 6, 2016
Team News: Paulo Dybala passed fit for Juventus's Champions League clash against Barcelona
Paulo Dybala overcomes an injury scare to start for Juventus in tonight's Champions League quarter-final decider against Barcelona.
Apr 19, 18:49
Javier Mascherano for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Javier Mascherano fit to face Juventus
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique confirms that Javier Mascherano will be available for the Champions League quarter-final second leg with Juventus after a calf injury.
Apr 18, 19:36
Hector Bellerin in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Barcelona propose player-plus-cash deal for Hector Bellerin?
Barcelona ace Arda Turan is being used as a makeweight to lure right-back Hector Bellerin from Arsenal, according to a report.
Apr 9, 11:28
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Arda Turan "very happy at Barcelona"
Arda Turan denies suggestions that he will look to leave Barcelona at the end of the 2016-17 campaign.
Mar 23, 19:27
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Report: Arsenal line up £25m Arda Turan bid
A report claims that Arsenal want to sign Barcelona attacker Arda Turan at the end of the season.
Mar 23, 15:42
Neymar in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Barcelona complete remarkable turnaround against Paris Saint-Germain
Barcelona create Champions League history after overturning a 4-0 deficit to beat Paris Saint-Germain 6-5 on aggregate and book their spot in the quarter-finals.
Mar 8, 21:52
Gerard Pique in action for Barcelona on October 19, 2016
Team News: Gerard Pique back for Barcelona
Gerard Pique returns to the fold as Barcelona welcome Celta Vigo to Camp Nou.
Mar 4, 18:47
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Arda Turan returns to Barcelona squad
Arda Turan returns to the Barcelona squad for this weekend's La Liga clash with Atletico Madrid, but Javier Mascherano is still out with a thigh problem.
Feb 24, 22:50
Arda Turan of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Arda Turan, Javier Mascherano both out for Barcelona
Barcelona will again be without the services of Arda Turan and Javier Mascherano for Sunday's La Liga clash with Leganes.
Feb 19, 13:41
Javier Pastore of PSG is challenged by Sergio Busquets of Barcelona during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona at Parc des Princes on April 15, 2015
Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews the first leg of the Champions League last-16 clash between Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona.
Feb 13, 14:16
Rafinha celebrates scoring for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Rafinha back in Barcelona squad for Paris Saint-Germain trip
Barcelona include Rafinha in their squad for the Champions League meeting with Paris Saint-Germain, but Javier Mascherano and Arda Turan remain absent.
Feb 12, 17:48
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique shouts from the sidelines during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs SD Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on October 25, 2015
Result: Barcelona thump Alaves to top La Liga
Spanish champions Barcelona move above Real Madrid to the top of La Liga with a thumping 6-0 win over Alaves on Saturday afternoon.
Feb 11, 17:11



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona1211103342934
2Valencia1183030111927
3Real Madrid127322291324
4Atletico MadridAtletico126601661024
5Sevilla127141412222
6Villarreal116231811720
7Real Sociedad125342522318
8Real Betis115242120117
9Leganes12525911-217
10Getafe124441914516
11GironaGirona124441417-316
12Celta Vigo124262319414
13Espanyol11344913-413
14Levante112631215-312
15Athletic Bilbao113261115-411
16Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo113261320-711
17EibarEibar11227625-198
18AlavesAlaves122010620-146
19Las PalmasLas Palmas11209828-206
20Malaga11119623-174