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Reds handed blow in La Liga winger pursuit

Date: 5th June 2013 at 1:28 am
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Turan Arbeloa MadridLONG-TIME Liverpool target has denied reports linking him with a move to the Premier League, reports Sky Sports.

The winger has been linked with Chelsea and Liverpool, but the 26-year-old has insisted his future lies in the Spanish capital:

“I am going to stay with Atletico,” Turan told reporters.

Atletico finished in 3rd place in La Liga, nine points adrift of neighbours Real. Their league finish meant that once again Atletico would be playing in the Champions League, which was enough to persuade Turan to stay:

“I cried for five minutes after the final game of the season because it was like being in another dimension,” he continued.

had been hoping to signing Turan as a replacement for , who has been linked with a move out of Anfield once again.

The Turkish international won the Copa Del Rey this season, beating Real Madrid in the final at the Bernabeu.

Turan scored 5 league goals for Atletico this season, assisting a further 4 for his teammates. But despite interest from Liverpool, seems set to stay in Spain for next season.

Turan joined Atletico Madrid for €12million, making him the most expensive Turkish footballer of all time.


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3 thoughts on “Reds handed blow in La Liga winger pursuit

  • David B.N.
    11 months ago

    Yes, and quite a blow it is. That is, of course, if we time travel back 2 years, when Liverpool was last interested in him. Waste of time! English media is yellow journalism through and through.

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  • ray
    11 months ago

    This guy’s yesterday’s news I would take Tom Ince with his 18 goals and numerous assists over this guy in a heartbeat

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  • Denis D
    11 months ago

    B Rodgers should not even Consider A Turan, three things in world football all the best wingers have is pace, speed and Skill.

    And there are 5 good wingers with all those traits who could light up Anfield:

    1: RW / RWF: C Tello(21) Of Barcelona , club could get him in for £8.5-£9M or in a swap deal with P Reina and £2M

    2: RW/ RWF: J Montero(23) Of Monarcas Morelia, Club could get him for £4-£7M

    3: LW / LWF: D Capel(25) Of Sporting Clube De Portugal / Lisbon , Club could get him for £4-£7M

    4 LW / LWF: B Arfa(25) Of Newcastle , club could get him for £7-£12M

    5: RW / RWF: A Griezmann(21) Of R Sociedad, Club could get him for £8-£12M

    All these wingers are Younger, faster and quicker than Turan and have more years of good football in them.

    But out of the 5 wingers B Rodgers should bring in at least 3 of them:

    And these would be the best three Rodgers should bring to the club This Summer:

    1: C Tello(21) Of Barcelona for £8.5-£9M RW / RWF

    2: D Capel(25) Of Sporting Clube De Portugal / Lisbon for £4-£7M LW / LWF

    3: J Montero(23) Of Monarcas Morelia for £4-£7M

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