Transfer Rumours: Friday July 16, 2010Rumour • Author: Mehmet Pozam • Friday, July 16, 2010
In today's press scan, news reports from the Turkish and International press linking Fenerbahçe with transfer moves for Loïc Rémy, Alexis Sánchez, Asamoah Gyan, Diego Forlán and others. Please note that Fenerbahçe Worldwide does not confirm any of the following transfer rumours.
The following transfer rumours were linked in Turkish and International media, although each is pure speculation unless the club issues an official statement. We do not hold any of the rumours to be truth.
Fenerbahçe Worldwide will publish one article of transfer rumours per day (as long as there is demand), and the list will be updated throughout the day as more are reported. Please check the article periodically for updates.
Loïc Rémy (OGC Nice)
Striker - 23 years old
According to a DHA (Doğan News Agency) report, also published in Hürriyet online, Fenerbahçe have added a 'surprise name' to their agenda. Rumours are that if not successful in transferring Rennes striker Asamoah Gyan, the Yellow Canaries will turn to Nice forward Loïc Rémy. French/Martinique striker Loïc Rémy is reported to be in Rennes' transfer books.
Alexis Sánchez (Udinese)
Right winger / Forward - 21 years old
Turkish daily Milliyet reports that Fenerbahçe have once again turned to Udinese winger Alexis Sánchez. The 21-year-old Chilean international is reported to be in Fenerbahçe's radar. The Yellow Canaries are thought to be preparing to make a formal offer to the Serie A side in the next few days.
Asamoah Gyan (Rennes)
Striker - 24 years old
Sabah and Milliyet write that Ghanaian striker Asamoah Gyan is still Fenerbahçe's top priority. Yellow Canaries officials are expected to have final negotiations with French club Rennes, over the weekend, in hopes of finalizing the transfer. Sabah also reports that Fenerbahçe will make a new offer for Nancy winger Issiar Dia.
Diego Forlán (Atlético Madrid)
Striker - 31 years old
Turkish daily Habertürk suggests that Fenerbahçe will make a new and improved offer for Atlético Madrid striker Diego Forlán. The 31-year-old Uruguayan goal scorer is also reported to be wanted by Serie A giants Juventus. In fact, Italian sources claim that Atlético Madrid are offering Forlán to the Turin based club.
VfL Wolfsburg striker Grafite, AS Nancy-Lorraine winger Issiar Dia, CSKA Moscow attacking midfielder Miloš Krasić, AC Milan forward Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Tottenham Hotspur strikers Robbie Keane and Roman Pavlyuchenko and Manchester City striker Roque Santa Cruz have also been linked with Fenerbahçe.
Disclaimer: Fenerbahçe Worldwide does not confirm any of the above rumours or state that they are anything else than mere speculation. Please wait for official announcements from the club management.
(Pictured above, Loïc Rémy)