Midfielder exits Arsenal

09:44 10 June 2012

Oguzhan Ozyakup has left Arsenal to join Turkish side Besiktas

Oguzhan Ozyakup has left Arsenal to join Turkish side Besiktas

Archant

Arsenal transfer news: Oguzhan Ozyakup leaves for Besiktas

Oguzhan Ozyakup has left Arsenal to join Turkish side Besiktas in a deal which will net the Gunners €500,000.

The 19-year-old Dutchman joined the north Londoners as a trainee in 2008 and played in the 8-2 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Ozyakup is likely to be given more first team opportunities at Besiktas and the teenager is looking forward to the challenge.

“There are many experienced players at this club and I want to learn from them. It’s a significant advantage for me,” he told Besiktas’ official website after signing.

The Turkish giants announced that their new signing is set to receive a €100,000 (£81,000) signing-on fee, a per-game bonus of €7,500 (£6,100) limited for 40 games, and wages of €400,000 (£324,000) in his first season.

These will rise to €425,000 (£344,000) in his second, €450,000 (£364,000) in his third and €475,000 (£384,000) in his fourth season at the club.

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Submit your Arsenal player ratings

Latest Arsenal news

Friday, April 24, 2015
Diego Costa of Chelsea shakes hands with Jose Mourinho  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says Diego Costa will face a late fitness test to decide whether he will be fit to face Arsenal on Sunday and confirms that Didier Drogba will be fit to play.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Patrick Vieira, reserve team manager of Manchester City (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes Patrick Vieira has all the attributes needed to be a top manager, but stopped short of backing the former Gunner for the Manchester City job.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger talks to Cesc Fabregas of Arsenal (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger insists a potential move for former Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas to return to the club in the summer before he joined Chelsea was not as ‘clean cut’ as it might have seemed.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea  (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says he promised Cesc Fabregas that he would build a title-winning side around him when he chose to join the Blues from Barcelona.

Friday, April 24, 2015
Petr Cech of Chelsea (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour believes Chelsea’s Petr Cech should be the first player Arsene Wenger should target this summer in order to win the Premier League next season.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Arsenal Transfer News