Besiktas signs Portuguese trio
ISTANBUL (AP) ? Besiktas has officially unveiled Portugal internationals Simao Sabrosa, Hugo Almeida and Manuel Fernandes. The three signings were
Besiktas’s three newly transferred Portuguese players, Hugo Almeida, Simao Sabrosa and Manuel Fernandes, have arrived in Istanbul.
Besiktas’s other star player Ricardo Quaresma were also on board the plane together with the Portuguese players.
Besiktas have signed striker Hugo Almeida from Werder Bremen for a transfer fee of ?2 million on a three-and-a-half year contract.
Portuguese international Simao Sabrosa bid a tearful farewell to Atletico Madrid on Thursday after signing a two-year deal with Besiktas.
Already well off the pace in the title race, Besiktas were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Gaziantepspor in the Super League on Sunday.
According to the draw for the round of 32 made in Nyon city of Switzerland on Friday, Besiktas will play the first leg at their home in Istanbul on February 17, 2011.
Ricardo Quaresma marked his first start in Group L with a goal as Beşiktaş JK rounded off their UEFA Europa League group stage campaign with a comfortable victory against SK Rapid Wien.
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Clashes took place prior to a premier league match between Turkish football club Besiktas and defending champion Bursaspor. Members of the group intending
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Beşiktaş fans fought pitched battles with Bursaspor supporters before their teams’ Super League encounter in İstanbul on Sunday. Bursaspor and Beşiktaş fans
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