Tolgay Arslan reveals Besiktas deal
HSV midfielder Tolgay Arslan has confirmed that he has reached an agreement with the Turkish Super League side Besiktas. The Black Eagles have agreed a €300,000 transfer fee with the Bundesliga club for Arslan.
According to Eurosport TR 24-year-old will sign a three and a half year deal keeping him at Besiktas until July 2018. Arslan will receive €700,000 in wages for the second half of the 2014-15 season.
“I am very happy to be joining one of the biggest sides in Turkey,” Tolgay told the Turkish newspaper Fanatik.
“I am excited to continue my career in Turkey. I believe I can help my team achieve success.”
Arslan was available to sign on a free transfer at the end of the season however, Besiktas opted to pay a small transfer fee to secure his signature in January.
The Germany and Turkey U20 international moved to Hamburg from Dortmund in 2009 on a free transfer.
Arslan has two assists in 15 appearances in all competitions for HSV this season.