Turkish wunderkind Arda Guler joins Real Madrid on 6-year contract

Turkish wunderkind Arda Guler moved to Real Madrid from Fenerbahce on a six-year contract, the Spanish club confirmed on Thursday, News.Az reports citing Anadolu Agency.

"Real Madrid C.F. and Fenerbahce SK have agreed on the transfer of the player Arda Guler, who remains attached to our club for the next six seasons," Real Madrid said in a statement.

The Spanish powerhouse also said that the 18-year-old player would be introduced to the media on Friday at Real Madrid City, the club's training ground in Valdebebas at 1000GMT as the Whites chair Florentino Perez will also attend the event.

Fenerbahce said on the Turkish Public Disclosure Platform (KAP) that Real Madrid would pay a €20 million ($21.7 million) transfer fee to buy Guler.

"In addition to the transfer fee, a maximum bonus of €10 million ($10.8 million) will be paid to Fenerbahce by Real Madrid CF, depending on the performance of the player," the Turkish club added.

Also, if Guler moves from Real Madrid to another team, Fenerbahce will receive a 20% share from the next sale.

Guler produced six goals and claimed seven assists last season in 35 matches for Fenerbahce, which came second in the Turkish Super Lig standings.


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