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The Liverpool Offside Jul 14, 2016

Official: Fenerbahce Sign Martin Skrtel in £5.5M Deal

Liverpool centre half Martin Skrtel has completed his transfer to Fenerbahce. It’s been a long, dragged out deal, but in the end the result has been the one most have expected for the past month. Today, Fenerbahce have officially announced the signing of Martin Skrtel from Liverpool in a £5.5M deal that sees the 31-year-old heading to Turkey for the twilight of his career. Skrtel was heavily linked with Fenerbahce from the moment the 2015-16 season ended, but with the player off captaining Slovakia at the Euros and his agent insisting they were open to any and all offers, the deal took...
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The Liverpool Offside Jul 13, 2016

Skrtel Arrives in Turkey, Fenerbahce Move Imminent

Martin Skrtel has arrived in Turey to complete is transfer to Fenerbahce. Long-serving Liverpool center-back and head bandage enthusiast Martin Skrtel touched down in Turkey's Istanbul Airport on Tuesday to complete his move to Fenerbahce. The transfer will likely be made official on Wednesday, though the club's Twitter has already released pictures of the defender at the airport donning the Fenerbahce scarf. Martin Škrtel İstanbul’da | https://t.co/W5IzuNZYCd pic.twitter.com/s96AqYp3t3 — Fenerbahçe SK (@Fenerbahce) July 12, 2016 When he got off the plane, Skrtel spoke to...
The Liverpool Offside Jul 11, 2016

Martin Skrtel Expected in Istanbul on Tuesday to Complete Fenerbahce Move

The Turkish club announced that Skrtel will be in town to wrap up negotiations on Tuesday. Last week, reports out of Turkey claimed that Martin Skrtel was flying out to finalise negotiations and complete his transfer to Fenerbahce. Today, we inch just a little bit closer to that, and to a £5.5M sale of the 31-year-old Slovak centre half, with news from the club itself. Fenerbahce took the unusual step today of announcing that Skrtel negotiations were indeed ongoing and that a favourable resolution was expected, and moreover that the player would arrive in Istanbul on Tuesday afternoon to...
The Liverpool Offside Jul 7, 2016

Martin Skrtel Travels to Turkey to Complete Fenerbahce Deal

The Liverpool defender is expected to complete his £5.5M move shortly. With Liverpool having previously accepted a £5.5M bid for defender Martin Skrtel from Fenerbahce, it seemed only a question of when the 31-year-old Slovak centre half would be moving on. His agent made some noise about waiting for all the offers to come in, but with the days counting down until Skrtel would have to report for pre-season training with Liverpool, there wasn’t much time. Now, it looks like there also isn’t any question as to where Skrtel ends up, as he has reportedly flown to Turkey today to finish...
The Liverpool Offside Jun 29, 2016

Martin Skrtel to Fenerbahce Transfer “Almost Done”

According to Fenerbahce's president, their £5.5M deal to bring Martin Skrtel to Turkey is nearly done, and expectations are the transfer will be announced this week. At the end of last season, rumour had it Martin Skrtel was set to make the move to Fenerbahce. Then, he got linked to what felt at times like half the clubs on the continent. Besiktas and Galatasaray and Wolfsburg and Roma were all, at various times, rumoured frontrunners. Plus there was, we were told, interest from China. In the end, though, we kept coming back to Fenerbahce, who were rumoured to have agreed a £5.5M transfer...

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