ATLÉTICO | TURAN
Atleti sold Arda at the express behest of the player
The player said Atleti would always be in his heart.
Atlético Madrid published a statement on their website officially confirming the sale of Arda Turan to Barcelona, “due to the express wish of the Turkish international”, and thanking the player for his successful career at the club. “From Atlético de Madrid we thank him for all the effort he has made in the defence of our colours and wish him the best of luck in his next destination”, the statement read.
Arda Turan said: "These have been four incredible years. I have experienced very special moments at Atlético and I will never forget my teammates, the fans and everyone in the Club. I can only thank everybody."