BREAKING | Beşiktaş strike Gary Medel deal!

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Updated: August 10, 2017

Beşiktaş have successfully completed negotiations with Inter Milan over the transfer of their Chilean International Gary Medel.

Inter Milan will receive a €2,5m transfer fee set to be paid over four installments with 6 months intervals. Gary Medel will sign a 3-year contract with Beşiktaş worth ~€2,3m pa.

Gary Medel can play in nearly all defensive roles but is predominantly a defensive midfielder, he is famous for his pitbull-like mentality on the pitch. Medel has been capped more than 100 times for Chile, winning the last two editions of the Copa América. Medel also made over 100 appearances for Inter Milan over the past 3 seasons and has worn the shirts of Cardiff City (Premier League) and Sevilla (La Liga) in Europe.

Medel will be Beşiktaş’ 7th signing this Summer following the acquisitions of: Caner Erkin (€750k), Pepe (free), Orkan Cinar (€450k), Jeremain Lens (€1,5m – loan), Anderson Talisca (€2m – loan) and Álvaro Negredo (€2,5m). For a total of €9,7m spent in this window.

Bar any surprises, this will be Beşiktaş’ final major acquisition this Summer. Medel is expected to arrive in Istanbul tomorow.

 

Source: Haber1903

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Editor-in-chief at Beşiktaş International
Freelance sports writer specialized in Turkish football and Beşiktaş. Co-host of the Black Eagles podcast. Frequently featured in World Soccer Digest Japan and many other international media outlets. Following Turkish football for close to two decades. Proud father to Aedin.
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