The Bundesliga outfit will sign the Turkey international for a reported 7 million euro transfer fee when his loan deal ends on June 30
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The midfielder accepted his side only had only itself to blame for crashing out of the Champions League after failing to take its chances.
The 29-year-old has suffered an injury to his left hamstring, meaning he's set to miss the showpiece and possibly the first leg of his side's Champions League semifinal.
The two forwards were unable to inspire their team on Wednesday as the Catalans crashed out of the Champions League and doubts remain over their partnership at this level.
The former France international believes that the Argentine spent the entire Champions League quarterfinal second leg "walking around the pitch."
The Blaugrana attacker feels that Diego Simeone's side deserve to be applauded after producing a resolute performance against the Catalans.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The Atletico Madrid boss was delighted with his side's persistent pressing as it beat Barcelona 1-0 on Wednesday to seal a place in the Champions League semifinals
The Barcelona boss believes his side could have changed the course of the match with more care in front of goal following its Champions League exit
The veteran believes his side should have converted a handful of chances at the Vicente Calderon as Atletico Madrid booked its place in the Champions League semifinals.
The midfielder was in bullish mood after grabbing the only goal to see off Barcelona and send the capital club through to the Champions League semifinals
The Blaugrana were sent packing from the Champions League by a more robust, more physical outfit on Wednesday night, but it is hardly the first time
Goal rates the players as Los Colchoneros reach the semifinals of the Champions League for the first time since 1997 at the expense of Tata Martino's men.
The Bundesliga champions reached the semifinals at the expense of Manchester United, but the unstoppable machine from the start of the season is slowing down
The midfielder's goal after five minutes was enough to send Diego Simeone's side through to the last four at the expense of the lackluster Catalans
The Spain international picked up a hamstring injury during the first leg of the clash with the Blaugrana and was left off the bench for Diego Simeone's side.
The Spaniard says the Gunners lack the psychological strength of their Premier League title rivals and admits he would be willing to look elsewhere in search of silverware.
After very nearly seeing his side blow a three-goal first-leg lead at Signal Iduna Park, the Croatian admitted that Los Blancos are consistently guilty of complacency.
The Spain shot stopper is displeased with criticism from his international teammate in relation to his own remarks about giving Sergio Busquets "a slap."
The 26-year-old has failed to score in his last five fixtures against Atletico Madrid, and Goal takes a look at how the Rojiblancos have halted Barca's finest footballer
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The coach was relieved that his charges could edge past Dortmund, claiming they "suffered" en route to the semifinal stage Tuesday.