Monday, August 26, 2013

Liverpool Target Galatasaray Midfielder Selçuk İnan

Liverpool is interested in Galatasaray midfielder Selçuk İnan according to Sporx. The Reds scouted İnan regularly during the league and Champions League last season.

Reds boss Brendan Rodgers has been linked with moves for attacking midfielders this summer including Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Christian Eriksen however, failed to sign Mkhitaryan and Eriksen has hinted that he would prefer a club that can offer him Champions League football.

İnan is a Turkish international midfield playmaker, renowned for his passing range, technical ability and being a set-piece specialist.

The 28-year-old midfielder is coming off the back of lifting his second league title in as many seasons with Galatasaray and played an important role in the Lions reaching the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

İnan has scored 20 goals and provided 28 assists in 84 appearances for Galatasaray; the Turkish international was the leagues assist king between 2010 and 2012 and was Galatasaray's highest scorer in 2011-12.

The Turkish international joined Galatasaray on a free transfer from Trabzonspor in 2011 and still has three-years on his contract.

Liverpool has strengthened ties with Turkey recently, helping organize Turkish reality series, Soccer Prince, as well as partnerships with Turkish Tourism, and Ramsey.

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