Mercato: Arda Güler will soon decide on his future

04/07/23 16:39 by Fabien Borne

The new prodigy of Turkish soccer, 18-year-old Fenerbahçe attacking midfielder Arda Güler, who is being courted by a number of major European clubs, including Real Madrid, Barcelona and AC Milan, will soon be deciding on his future.

Under contract at Fenerbahçe until 2025, with an affordable release clause of 17.5 million euros, Arda Güler is one of the big bargains to be made in the summer of 2023. Despite his young age (18), the Istanbul club's left-footed number 10 is coming off a season in which he made 35 appearances, scoring 6 goals and providing 7 assists.

His performances have attracted the interest of a number of European giants, including Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona. Formerly linked with PSG, who have already recruited Marco Asensio and are about to sign Kang-in Lee, two left-footed attacking midfielders like himself, Arda Güler arrived in Istanbul on Tuesday after a few days' vacation.

Real Madrid, Barça and AC Milan on Arda Güler

According to Turkish journalist Yagız Sabuncuoglu, Arda Güler will soon choose his future club with his entourage and then announce his decision to his managers. Over the last 48 hours, according to this source, several major clubs have officially been in contact with the player: Real Madrid, Barça and also AC Milan.

Deco, Barça's new sporting director, has travelled to Istanbul in recent days to meet the player and his family, as well as the president of Fenerbahçe. According to Mundo Deportivo, Barça would like to pay part of the player's clause this summer and leave him at his club for another year.