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Wednesday November 27 2019
Okan: 'Roma forwards are deadly'

Istanbul Basaksehir boss Okan Buruk warns “if you give Roma opportunities, they will score” ahead of their Europa League clash tomorrow night.

The Giallorossi beat the Turkish outfit 4-0 at the Stadio Olimpico in September, and Buruk says Thursday's meeting will be a huge event in his homeland.

“The game will be very important, not just for our team, but for all of Istanbul and for all of Turkish football. We will give it our all against Roma," said the coach in a press conference.

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Wednesday November 27 2019
Mkhitaryan back for Roma

Roma have announced their squad for the Europa League match against Istanbul Basaksehir tomorrow, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Nikola Kalinic returning.

The Armenian has been out of action for nearly two months, and is included in the squad.

Another return is on-loan striker Nikola Kalinic, who has been out of play since mid-October.

Roma are still without long-term casualties Bryan Cristante and Davide Zappacosta.

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Tuesday May 15 2018
Arsenal and Monaco want Under

Roma have reportedly turned down €35m offers from Monaco and Arsenal for Cengiz Under, as they value him at €50m.

According to Tuttomercatoweb, the Turkey international has been the subject of big interest from abroad after just one season in Serie A.

He turns 21 in July and has scored eight goals with two assists in 32 competitive games this term.

Director of sport Monchi completed his signature for €13.4m from Basaksehir last summer and the price-tag has sky-rocketed.

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Tuesday April 24 2018
Agent: 'Under had Man City deal'

Cengiz Under “was about to sign for Manchester City” when he decided to join Roma instead, confirmed the Turkey international’s agent.

The 20-year-old forward was a surprise addition to the squad in July for €13.4m from Basaksehir and took a while to make an impact, but now has seven goals and two assists in 28 competitive matches.

“He was about to sign for Manchester City, my son called and told me everything was ready,” explained agent Omer Ozun on Mediaset Premium.

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Sunday August 13 2017
Roma 'ideal for Cengiz Under'

Cengiz Under has been on Monchi’s wish-list for years, reveals his agent, and “is one of the reasons why he accepted the Roma project.”

The 20-year-old left-sided winger can also play behind the strikers and has impressed in pre-season following a €13.4m plus bonuses move from Basaksehir.

“Cengiz has a strong personality, but in his heart beats a great deal of humility,” agent Omer Karay Uzun told GianlucaDiMarzio.com.

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Sunday July 16 2017
Cengiz: 'Excited by Roma move'

New Roma signing Cengiz Under is “very excited about the possibility of playing in the Champions League” and aims to be a regular starter.

The 20-year-old passed his medical and signed a five-year contract this morning, arriving from Istanbul Basaksehir for €13.4m plus bonuses.

“I'm delighted to be here and very excited about meeting the fans,” the ‘Turkish Paulo Dybala’ told Roma TV.

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Sunday July 16 2017
Official: Roma sign Cengiz Under

Roma have officially signed Cengiz Under from Istanbul Basaksehir for €13.4m plus bonuses. “I’m delighted to be here and aim to earn a regular starting spot as quickly as possible.”

The attacking midfielder flew in on Friday evening – his 20th birthday – and passed his medical, putting pen to paper on a five-year contract this morning.

“I'm delighted to be here and very excited about meeting the fans. My aim is to earn myself a regular starting berth as quickly as possible.”

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Friday July 14 2017
Cengiz Under: 'Forza Roma!'

Turkey international Cengiz Under has arrived to complete his transfer to Roma. “I am happy, a new adventure begins for me.”

The creative midfielder flew in to Fiumicino airport this evening accompanied by his agent.

Roma are due to pay €15m for the Basaksehir starlet, plus 20 per cent of any future transfer fee.

“I am happy,” he told reporters on his 20th birthday.

“A new adventure begins for me. Forza Roma!”

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Friday July 14 2017
Agent: ‘Roma believe in Cengiz’

Cengiz Ünder's agent explains Roma will “bet directly” on his client, while Manchester City would have loaned him out.

The Turkish youngster will arrive in Italy this evening, before undergoing a medical with the Giallorossi this weekend.

“Roma will play 50 or 60 games this season,” Omer Uzun pointed out in an interview with BeIn Sports.

“They really wanted him and that was an important signal for our decision. For the lad and Basaksehir, Roma represent the best project.

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Wednesday July 12 2017
Cengiz Under sets Roma medical

Turkey international Cengiz Under is due to arrive for his Roma medical on Friday after a deal worth €13m with Basaksehir.

According to the latest reports from Turkey, the 19-year-old left his team’s training camp in Slovenia and did not take part in a friendly against Triglav.

It’s suggested he said goodbye to teammates and staff before leaving.

A deal is believed to be worth €13m with a five-year contract earning him €1.5m per season.

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