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Arda Turan pictured with a Liverpool FC shirt

2012-10-12 03:59:02

Self confessed Liverpool FC fan Arda Turan was pictured wearing Nuri Şahin

Arda Turan was pictured wearing Nuri Şahin's Liverpool FC shirt on social media network Twitter.

Şahin Tweeted an image of Arda wearing his Liverpool shirt with the caption, "Adam" besides it, translating to a man's man.

Arda is a self confessed Liverpool FC supporter, prior to his move to Atletico Madrid the Turkish international midfielder said, "I want to play in major leagues and my dream team is Liverpool.

"As I always mention, Liverpool attracts me because of their tradition.

"In Europe, I am a Liverpool supporter, so if I go to play in Europe, I would like to play for them."

The 25-year-old midfielder was signed by the Rojiblancos in 2011 for €12 million making him the most expensive Turkish football transfer.

Arda was part of the Europa League and Super Cup winning Atleti side in 2011-12. The Atleti playmaker has two goals and one assist in seven games for the La Liga outfit this season.

The Atleti star has a €24 million release clause and will start today for Turkey in their World Cup 2014 Group D qualification match against Romania.

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