December 18, 2023

Before the January transfer window, Leeds United has been linked to a surprise move for Galatasaray attacker Kerem Akturkoglu, who Nottingham Forest attempted to sign in the summer by offering £9.5 million.

This season, 25-year-old Akturkoglu is at the peak of his abilities. In 27 games for the Turkish team, he has contributed to 15 goals and two assists, including two goals in the Champions League against Manchester United.

Of course, Leeds’ attempt to sign a player who is currently competing in Europe’s top league isn’t the only unexpected development. However, the rivalry between Galatasaray and this player is still fierce.

It obviously follows the two Leeds supporters who were killed by Galatasaray supporters on the eve of a UEFA Cup semi-final in 2000. However, if rumors about Leeds are to be believed, maybe they want to do business.

Akturkoglu is undoubtedly a very good player. a versatile attacker with 26 caps for Turkey who can play everywhere. Leeds and Lazio are reportedly interested, but Galatasaray only wants to sell in the summer.

In the summer, Forest offered £9.5 million to Leeds for Kerim Akturkoglu.

According to an earlier summer report from the Turkish website Takvim, Forest made an offer to sign the attacking midfield player, which was reportedly worth £9.5 million plus add-ons. Gala, however, declined it, thinking he was deserving of more.


After he started to score goals in the Champions League and improved his form, it proved to be the right move. To sign him, Leeds might need to get promoted to the Premier League.

a player that previously impressed Barcelona boss Xavi. Thus, it’s a little odd that this emerged out of the blue, especially considering Leeds is rumored to have held discussions. Still, a really good player



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