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Transfers: Belhanda Not Thinking of Leaving Turkey’s Galatasaray

By The Atlas Lions, Jan 9 2019 07:50PM

It remains uncertain whether Morocco’s Atlas Lion Younes Belhanda will leave his Turkish football team.

By Morocco World News -


Rabat – Saudi football clubs and Monaco are interested in hiring the Moroccan international footballer Younes Belhanda, according to Turkish news outlets.


Belhanda, however, told Yahoo Sports that he is not thinking of leaving his Turkish football team Galatasaray.


When asked about his situation, Belhanda said that his situation is “very simple.”


“I have two years and a half contract with Galatasaray. I was injured, I am well taken care of, and I cannot wait to get back to the competition.”


Belhanda said that his name is mentioned in several Mercato, which makes him feel happy.


“It is my pleasure that they think of me. Today it is simple: I am not negotiating with anyone,” said Belhanda.


He added that he had never “asked to leave” his club.


“ I am under contract and good here!” Belhanda concluded.


The 29-year old footballer was also linked to English premier league in 2018.


Crystal Palace reportedly proposed £5.3 million transfer fee to secure the services of the former midfielder.


Belhanda was part of Herve Renard’s selection for the 2018 World Cup, in which the Atlas Lions received worldwide plaudits.


Belhanda joined the Turkish football team from Ukraine’s Dynamo Kyiv in 2017. He is under contract with the Turkish team until 2021.

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