Monday September 2 2019
Official: Skrtel returns to Turkey

Former Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has officially joined Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir on the same day he was released by Atalanta.

Skrtel signed for Atalanta on August 9 but left on Monday without making a single appearance, his place taken by Sevilla loanee Simon Kjaer.

The 34-year-old was not a free agent for long as Basaksehir confirmed in the evening that he had signed for them.

He previously played in Turkey for Fenerbahce and will now take on Roma in the Europa League group stage this season.

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