Arda Turan goes to Galata Sarai for two seasons

Barcelona midfielder Arda Toran has agreed to move to Turkey’s Galata Sarai for two years on loan before the summer transfer market closes on Friday evening in Turkey, Barcelona Radio reported.

Cetalonia added that the absence of Tauran from the training of the Catalan team on Thursday was not due to injury as announced by the club, but to terminate its agreement with the Turkish club, so as not to be injured.

The Turkish star is linked to a contract with Barcelona to reach 2020, after reaching the Catalan team in the summer of 2015 from Atletico Madrid for 34 million euros, but failed to hold a key position in the formation of Barça.

Barcelona are set to face Espanyol on Saturday in the Catalonia derby in the third round of the Liga.