Transfer Rumours: Wednesday July 21, 2010Rumour • Author: Mehmet Pozam • Wednesday, July 21, 2010
In today's press scan, news reports from the Turkish and International press linking Fenerbahçe with transfer moves for Asamoah Gyan, Miloš Krasić, Javad Nekounam 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.
Asamoah Gyan (Rennes)
Striker - 24 years old
Hürriyet, Sabah, Fanatik
Hürriyet claims that talks are almost finalized with Rennes and that Fenerbahçe are very close to landing Asamoah Gyan. Hürriyet suggests the transfer could happen 'any moment now'. Meanwhile, Sabah rumours that Asamoah Gyan's transfer will be finalized before the new season jerseys come out on Friday. Turkish sports daily Fanatik also rumours that Gyan's transfer will be finalized this week.
Miloš Krasić (CSKA Moscow)
Attacking midfielder / Right winger - 25 years old
Tuttosport, Sky Italia, Fanatik, Pas Fotomaç
Turkish sports dailies Fanatik and Pas Fotomaç cite reports in Italy's Tuttosport which quote Miloš Krasić's agent Marko Naletelić. "The player is available to wait a little bit more for Juventus, the probability of the transfer is at 50%. The only thing we know for sure is that he will leave CSKA Moscow. Miloš wants to go to Juventus, but he currently has a great offer from Fenerbahçe in his hands. However his desire is to go to Italy and play for Juventus," Naletelić told Sky Italia, according to Tuttosport.
Javad Nekounam (Osasuna)
Defensive midfielder - 29 years old
Diario de Navarra, Sabah, Pas Fotomaç
A Pas Fotomaç report, also published on Sabah online, cites rumours in Spanish local daily Diario de Navarra that Fenerbahçe have had talks with the agent of Iranian defensive midfielder Javad Nekounam. At Osasuna since 2006, Nekounam has stated he prefers to stay in Spain, however Diario de Navarra suggests the transfer might finalize soon. Javad Nekounam was also recently linked with Greek side Olympiacos.
VfL Wolfsburg striker Grafite, Trabzonspor defensive midfielder Ceyhun Gülselam and Olympique de Marseille striker Brandão 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, Javad Nekounam)