Arda Turan has joined Barcelona from Atlético Madrid for a fee in the region of 34 million euros in July 2015. The 30 year-old has a valid contract with Barcelona until June 2020.
Since his arrival from Atlético Madrid, Arda Turan has scored 15 goals and provided 11 assists in 54 games for Barcelona, including 13 goals and provided seven assists in 29 games in all competitions this season.
The 30-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Turkey.
Arda Turan has represented Turkey at Under-16, Under-17, Under-18, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 72 caps and scoring 13 goals, before making his senior international debut in August 2006. As a member of Turkey national football team, Turan has won 96 caps and scored 16 goals.
The Turkey international is a player who has impressed many European clubs in the last few seasons, and it is understood that Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger would prefer playing him as a midfielder.
Euro Football Rumours understood that Arsenal are in advanced negotiations with Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan and they are preparing an offer in the region of 25 million euros for his services in the summer transfer window.
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