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Wednesday August 7 2019
Friendlies: Cagliari, Sampdoria, Brescia

Cagliari drew 2-2 with Fenerbahce in Istanbul, Sampdoria played a 5-3 thriller with Spezia, while Brescia lost 2-0 to Alanyaspor.

Radja Nainggolan was in the starting XI for Cagliari after his loan move from Inter at the Sukru Saracoglu arena in Istanbul.

Leonardo Pavoletti had penalty appeals waved away and Fenerbahce went 2-0 up thanks to a free kick from ex-Inter player Emre Belozoglu and Ozan Tufan’s angled drive.

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Wednesday June 19 2019
Demiral has Juventus medical

Turkey international defender Merih Demiral is having his medical for a €15m transfer from Sassuolo to Juventus today.

The 21-year-old centre-back had also received offers from around Europe, but Juve worked out the details early and secured his word.

It’s likely Demiral will remain in Turin and not go out on loan next season.

He only joined Sassuolo from Alanyaspor for €7m in January, but made a big impact on Serie A with his performances, including two goals in 14 appearances.

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Tuesday May 28 2019
Juventus invest €15m in Demiral

There are growing reports Juventus have agreed a €15m deal with Sassuolo for Turkey international defender Merih Demiral.

According to Tuttomercatoweb, Goal.com and more, the two clubs reached an agreement today and he will sign a five-year contract after he returns from international duty.

Demiral is just 21 years old and only joined Sassuolo from Alanyaspor in January.

It was a loan with option to buy for €7m, so the Neroverdi are doubling their money in just six months.

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Wednesday January 30 2019
Official: Sassuolo sign Demiral

Sassuolo have officially signed defender Merih Demiral on loan with €7m obligation to buy from Alanyaspor.

The 21-year-old centre-back arrived this morning for his medical and signed the contract.

A statement on the Sassuolo website confirmed he has moved on loan with obligation to buy at the end of the season.

It’s reported the cost of the operation is approximately €7m.

Demiral has chosen shirt Number 3.

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Tuesday January 29 2019
Merih lands for Sassuolo

Alanyaspor defender Merih Demiral has landed in Italy to complete his transfer to Sassuolo.

Gianluca Di Marzio’s website reports Merih is ready to undergo a medical with Sassuolo before putting pen to paper on his contract.

The 21-year-old is owned by Sporting CP but has spent this season on loan at Alanyaspor, who had an option to buy.

The Neroverdi are expected to sign the Turkey starlet on loan with a €7m obligation to buy, while the move is thought to be in synergy with Juventus, who could have an option on him going forward.

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Sunday January 27 2019
Demiral books Sassuolo medical

Alanyaspor defender Merih Demiral will be in Italy on Tuesday for his medical with Sassuolo in a €7m deal.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the terms were agreed and he will have one final game in Turkey before the transfer to Serie A.

Technically, 21-year-old centre-back Demiral is owned by Sporting CP, but is currently on loan to Alanyaspor.

It’s believed to be a loan with €7m obligation to buy.

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Friday January 25 2019
Sassuolo: Watching Ferreyra and Demiral

Sassuolo Coach Roberto De Zerbi confirmed they are “studying” Benfica striker Facundo Ferreyra and Alanyaspor defender Merih Demiral.

The Neroverdi have been very active on the January market with several sales, above all Kevin-Prince Boateng to Barcelona, and need some reinforcements.

During today’s Press conference, De Zerbi was asked about rumoured interest in Ferreyra and Demiral.

“It’s true, these are among the names we are studying and are players who can fit in well here,” said the Coach.

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