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Galatasaray coach confirms he wants Arda Turan

The midfielder would be welcomed by his former club

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Galatasaray coach Igor Tudor has confirmed he wants to bring in Arda Turan but says he has not spoken to him recently.

Arda does not appear to be a part of Ernesto Valverde’s plans, having yet to make an appearance for the Blaugrana this season.

Rumors continue to swirl that he will depart in January and a return to former club Galatasaray looks an option.

"Arda is a great player and one of the most important players in the history of Turkish football," Tudor said.

"Yes, I would like him to come to Galatasaray.

"There is a lot of talk about Arda, but since last summer we have not spoken again."

Source | beIN Sports

Turan is injured at the moment but it’s hard to see him getting any game time any time soon and a January departure looks the best bet for all concerned.

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