The championship knot is thawing today in La Liga. Atletico Madrid, the leader with 76 points, will face Barcelona in the third place with 74 points on the road.
Before the giant game, Spanish newspaper Marca interviewed Arda Turan, who wears the jersey of both teams. The experienced player talked about his return to Galatasaray and his experiences in both teams.
Arda Turan, who was transferred from Galatasaray to Atletico Madrid at the beginning of the 2011-12 season, returned to the club he grew up 9 years later. Is there anything better than being at home? ” Saying Arda Turan, “Galatasaray is my family, I lived here my childhood. My devotion to Galatasaray is extraordinary. I was promoted from ball collector to captain. I had good and bad things” said.
“ATLETICO IS MY SECOND HOME”
Arda Turan, who played in Atletico Madrid for 4 seasons, was transferred to Barcelona in 2015-16 for 40 million Euros. Turan won the cup with Atletico in 2013-14 and with Barcelona in La Liga in 2015-16. Evaluating the match tonight, Turan, “Both teams are very important to me. Barcelona is the highest level a footballer can dream of. Atletico is my second home. It opened me the doors of Europe. Both teams will play to win, it’s a good match. I hope he will win.
What we achieved in 2014 with Atletico is one of the biggest surprises in European leagues in recent years. Barcelona had one of the best squads in history. Messi, Neymar, Xavi, Iniesta, Pique, Busquets, Dani Alves, Jordi Alba … On the other hand, Ronaldo, Benzema, Bale, Ramos …
“SIMEONE IS THE BEST FOREIGN HOCA I HAVE WORKED WITH”
Simeone is the best foreign manager I’ve ever worked with. He has excellent discipline and pre-match routine. It feels like you are the best in the world when you play with big teams.
When you do what you say on the field, you enjoy the game more. Before the Chelsea match we will play in the Champions League, Eden Hazard had said that he did not support the defense. We had a lot of positions with Juanfran and even scored a goal.
“MESSI IS THE BEST PLAYER IN HISTORY”
Everything was fine with Luis Enrique in Barcelona. I was the top scorer after Messi, Neymar and Suarez. Then Valverde came and didn’t play me much, it was unreasonable. When I look at my career, I think I am lucky. Leo Messi is the best player in history. Leo is not from our world. I still do not think you are from this world. ” used expressions.