Tuncay Şanlı

Discussion in 'Transfer Rumours' started by Soler, Feb 15, 2005.

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  1. Soler

    Soler New Member Elite

    Wenger is a keen admirer of the 23-year-old Fenerbahce attacking midfielder. He can literally play anywhere on the front third of the pitch: as a right midfielder, a left midfielder, central midfielder or as the striker behind the front one. Would be a great Pires replacement IMO.

    He does command a high transfer fee (15-20m range probably), though. Opinions of him?
  2. Robno.7

    Robno.7 New Member

    i've not seen alot of him, but i do know he scored a hattrick against manure in the cl and scored a goal against them at old trafford, but thats nothing to go by......but i can't really judge him as i've not seen alot of him, nopt alot of satalite channels in the UK show the Turkish league so don't get a chance to see him.....anyone who can give us an accurate analysis of him would be welcome ;D
  3. Mostarac

    Mostarac New Member Trusted

  4. lee1001

    lee1001 New Member Trusted

    Re: Tuncay Sanli.

    So could cover if not start on both the left (if pires is past it)and right of midfield if Ljungberg is injured.
  5. AFCG7

    AFCG7 New Member Elite

    He's good but 15-20 million ? i dont think so. I dont know if Fenerbache will let him go either..they are building a team for the CL next season and he will be a key player. He does score some stunning goals though, very determined player good pace, not blessed with the greatest of skill but he throws himself at the ball even if there's a half chance of scoring...reminds me of Ljungberg a bit. He was very good in the last Confed Cup.
  6. Canuck

    Canuck New Member Elite

    Sounds a bit pricey, but looking at his stats he does seem like a promising player. Wish I could add more but I've never seen him play.
  7. Asterix

    Asterix New Member Elite

    To be honest I've not heard much of him - I can't even recall if he was in the Turkish squad that played Australia last year and I was at the game! :oops:

    Do you have a source for Wenger's admiration MJ, cause I've not heard this rumour before. I don't doubt you, and he seems like a promising player, just curious to read any further comments in the press or from Wenger himself.
  8. Soler

    Soler New Member Elite

    Outside of an interview I saw on Eurosportnews, no. This was way back before the CL was even drawn and Wenger was being quizzed on all the possible opponents and he mentioned Tuncay. He said something along the lines of "I'm a big fan" in his Wenger-esque way.
  9. KoLo28

    KoLo28 New Member

    You're as bad as most newspapers.
  10. Soler

    Soler New Member Elite

    That's nice to know.
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    Soler New Member Elite

  12. Ratinho

    Ratinho New Member

    I don't understand why he's a £15-20m fee?

    Are Chelsea after him?

    Another example of people still living in 1998. He would not cost that, I think £8m would be realistic.
  13. Soler

    Soler New Member Elite

    He'd cost that much because Fenerbahce are one of the richest clubs in Europe (believe it or not) and have no need to sell their players unless the fee is a rather large one. I believe the £15-20m range is about what they'd want for their second best player after Alex de Souza.

    It's not living in 1998. It's a simple fact that Fenerbahce are very rich club (richer than we are) and in turn can ask whatever they want for their players because money is a non issue for them.
  14. Ratinho

    Ratinho New Member

    Then I wouldn't touch him with a barge pole, as it would be a waste of £7-12m.
  15. Double_H

    Double_H New Member

    if we can get him on 6m or less then he is good if more then NOOOOO

    We can get SWP with that range and IMO its Over Priced for SWP but then again his from england
  16. MightyArsenal

    MightyArsenal New Member

    Class player, but I doubt Fener will let the best Turkish talent leave them.
  17. Loylz

    Loylz Moderator Moderator

    Mate he's still only 23 so that doesn't neccessarily mean he should have made a big move by now.
  18. Soler

    Soler New Member Elite

    Tuncay Sanli.

    According to Turkish TV Fenerbahce have signed Tuncay's virtual replacement from Manisaspor and that the Arsenal has tabled a €15m/£10.3m bid for Tuncay. I would be fairly confident that this a deal that sees Campbell and money go the other way.

    Tuncay is an attacking midfielder/number 10. He's more of a goal-scorer compared to Rosicky though. He scored a hat-trick against Man United in Turkey last years CL, and I think he scored both Fener goals at Old Trafford when they lost 6-2. I really don't where he'd fit in into the team with Hleb, Fabregas, Ljungberg, Rosicky, RVP and Adebayor all about.

    link to clip deleted - see global sticky (not you Soler - others). Asterix
  19. entropy13

    entropy13 New Member

    we have many attacking options now, getting him for Campbell's not a good idea. A defensive midfielder is preferable or a CB also
  20. slydogg

    slydogg New Member

    i reckon rosicky and fabregas will be fighting fo a spot in CM, i dont think rosicky will be played as a LM alot, only if needed.

    So if we sign tuncay it will give us sufficient backup in LM
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