Season review: Turkey
Bursaspor upset the applecart in as they ended the 25-year monopoly of Istanbul clubs by snatching the title from Fenerbahçe SK on a dramatic final day of
Besiktas Finally gets Quaresma
Besiktas has completed the signing of winger Ricardo Quaresma from Inter Milan.
The Turkish side has paid a reported 7.3 million euros ($10.3 million) for the 26-year-old, who becomes Bernd Schuster’s first signing since taking charge last week.
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Former Real Madrid coach Bernd Schuster has signed for two years with Turkish outfit Besiktas, the Istanbul-based club confirmed on Thursday.
The 50-year-old former German international, who was sacked by Real Madrid in December 2008, has agreed a deal worth 2.6 million euros a year.
Bernd Schuster is the official manager of Besiktas team after the German manager signed for the club in front of the press at the Nevzat Demir training grounds.
Besiktas have paid a reported 7.3 million euros (£6m) for the 26-year-old.
Quaresma becomes Bernd Schuster’s first signing since taking charge last week and it ends a torrid spell at the Italian club for the winger.
Fans happy as Beşiktaş acquires Quaresma, but will he deliver?
And the fact that the Black Eagles, with 11 foreign players, finished a distant fourth behind Bursaspor, Fenerbahçe and Galatasaray shows that buying and
Turkish giants Beşiktaş, had recently parted their ways with Turkish manager Mustafa Denizli under grounds of health problems which the 60-year-old was suffering from.
However many news sources had alleged that rather than health problems, the successful Turkish manager had been angered by Beşiktaş not paying the players their money and due to this, his relations deteriorated with chairman Yıldırım Demirören.