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Norwich are close to signing former Bolton striker Johan Elmander from Galatasaray, according to the Turkish club.
Elmander, 32, cannot count on regular first-team action with the Turkish giants and will instead attempt to earn a place in Chris Hughton's attack.
– Galatasaray technical director Bulent Tulun speaking to sportexpressen.se
"I can confirm Johan is moving to England. We have agreed with Johan, his new club Norwich and his agent Anders (Wallsten). We wish Johan the best of luck in the future."
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Emmanuel Eboue has confessed he is still very much in love with Arsenal football club.
The 30 year-old left for Galatasaray two years ago when his performances deteriorated so much that supporters cheered sarcastically during one game when he was substituted.
But he's a loving man.
– Emmanuel Eboue speaking to Arsenal's Official Matchday Programme
I always want to hear news from the club because I am a big supporter of them. I’m a Galatasaray player now, but I am still in love with Arsenal and I always watch their games.
My only bad day was that game against Wigan, but that was something you must be ready for as football player. I will never, ever forget Arsenal or its supporters and I cannot wait to see them again.
I am so excited the Emirates Cup. I was on holiday when I first found out - one of my friends called me and said: ‘Manu, you know you’re going to play in the Emirates Cup against Arsenal?’
Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba did his best to put off Galatasaray team-mate Wesley Sneijder while the Dutch international answered questions from reporters during a training session.
We're not too sure whether Sneijder saw the funny side.
Galatasaray have completed a deal to sign midfielder Felipe Melo from Juventus.
The Brazilian had spent the last two seasons on loan in Istanbul and the two clubs have now confirmed that the deal has been made permanent for a fee of 3.75million euros.
Galatasaray played League One Notts County in a pre-season friendly, with the Turkish side winning late on thanks to goals from Burak Yilmaz and Wesley Sneijder, following an earlier deflected striker from Enoch Showumni.
Turkey striker Umut Bulut has completed his permanent transfer to Galatasaray from Toulouse, the Super Lig champions have confirmed.
Bulut, who spent last season on loan with the Istanbul outfit, was under contract with TFC for another 12 months but the clubs have agreed a 2.7million euros transfer.