Chinese interest for Ersan Gülüm

Updated: June 17, 2015

Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua have expressed their interest in acquiring Beşiktaş defender Ersan Gülüm after having already made an offer for Demba Ba.

After already having made an offer for Black Ealges striker Demba Ba, which was rejected by the player himself, the Chinese first division club have now come and offered €3,5 million for the 28-year old central defender.

The Black Eagles have responded to the Chinese offer and requested a fee of € 5 million for Ersan Gülüm, who signed a new 4-year deal with Beşiktaş six months ago. Ersan has revealed that he is very happy at Beşiktaş at every given opportunity and it remains to be seen if he would be interested in the move, Beşiktaş are awaiting the responce to their counteroffer with eagerness.

The Chinese club had already offered the Black Eagles somewhere around € 14 million for Demba Ba earlier this transfer window and the Black Eagles accepted the offer, however Demba Ba turned down the € 6 million annual wage offered by the Shanghai outfit.


Source: Milliyet

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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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