Arda Turan

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Turkey struggled initially in qualifying but Fatih Terim stuck to his methods and this is an exciting side which prefers the 4-2-3-1 system. STRENGTHS Attacking midfield, where players such as Arda Turan, Hakan Calhanoglu, Oguzhan Ozyakup and Yunus Malli are all options. WEAKNESSES Central defence is not an area where Terim is spoilt for choice,…
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Barcelona may have the most talented attacking trio in world football, but that doesn't mean all of their game will be easy, that's according to their head coach Luis Enrique. Enrique particularly implying to Barca's upcoming weekend La Liga clash against Granada, which the tactician believes won't be a piece of cake. The former AS…
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Fans of Spanish La Liga, especially two European giants, Real Madrid and Barcelona can finally get themselves ready to watch another exciting race for league title. Before experiencing that potentially fun battles, it's also fun checking out what Jimmy Conrad and Kick TV crews have to say about this upcoming season's competition. Will the change…
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After experiencing a treble winning season, Spanish giant, Barcelona are starting out their preparation for a new season with a tour in the USA. Ahead of the new season, Barca's midfielder, Andres Iniesta, stated that he and his teammates are looking forward for another challenge in front of them. Meanwhile, head coach, Luis Enrique was…
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Confirmation about Barcelona's planning for this season finally arrive this past weekend as Josep Bartomeu was once again elected as club President after achieving it in previous term. Coming of a very successful season, it's not that surprising that Bartomeu receiving favorable decision from Barcelona fans, despite strong competition from former President, Joan Laporta. Bartomeu…
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Not being allowed to register any new players until January doesn't stop Barcelona from making important signings as they have just announced the imminent arrival of Turkish international, Arda Turan. The Catalan side despite also without an active president at the moment, decide to fork up 34 million Euro plus potential seven million bonuses for…
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Atletico Madrid picked up their first three points in this season's UEFA Champions League after defeating Juventus and Turkish international Arda Turan was the hero for Diego Simeone's men on that tie. Turan's single goal was the one who separated both sides and Simeone sent nothing but praises for his star player who has been…
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Atletico Madrid grabbed their first win in this current Champions League campaign after defeating Italian giant Juventus at Vicente Calderon. The home side were motivated in taking all three points after suffering a disappointing defeat from Olympiacos on their opening fixture.
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Real Madrid's run of poor results continue as this weekend they suffered a disappointing derby defeat from Atletico Madrid at Santiago Bernebau stadium. Eager to redeem their previous defeat from Real Sociedad, Madrid tried to put on an attacking shape since kick off.
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Atletico Madrid's fairy tale story continue this season as they made their way into the final of UEFA Champions League after eliminating Chelsea. Drawing 0-0 at home in the first leg, Atletico were not having any second thoughts of coming out to try an attack their opponent.
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Atletico Madrid vs Arsenal Referee: Mark Clattenburg Attendance: 49,186 Stadium: Vicente Calderon (Madrid, Spain) Score: 4-1 Lineups: Atletico Madrid: Cortouis (g);Felipe Luis, Juanfran, Diego Godin, Miranda;Mario Suarez,Koke (Diego), Arda Turan(Cristian Rodriguez), Gabi;Raul Garcia(Jose Sosa); Costa AC Milan: Abbiati(g);Abate, Adil Rami, Bonera, Emanuelson;De Jong(Muntari),Essien(Pazzini);Taarabt(Robinho),Poli, Kaka; Balotelli Atletico Madrid secured their passage into the next stage of Champions League with after eliminating AC Milan in a 5-1 aggregate in total as the Spaniard won 4-1 on the second leg battle.
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Atletico Madrid keeping their La Liga title challenge on course as they got back into winning ways this weekend, defeating Rayo Vallecano in a comfortable manner. Knowing that one of their rivals, Real Madrid already bagged maximum result on Saturday, Atletico immediately set themselves into an attacking mode as they got in front after just eight minutes of play through David Villa's effort.