Arda Turan: I hope Galatasaray become champions

The attacker wished his former club silverware come the end of the term, and also had a word on Los Colchoneros' upcoming encounter with Besiktas in the Europa League
Atletico Madrid ace Arda Turan has stated he hopes Galatasaray become Turkish champions this season.

Speaking to HaberTurk, the attacker revealed that he still has a special place for the Aslanar in his heart, and also had a word on his current team's tie with Besiktas is the round of 16 of Europa League.

"I sincerely hope Galatasaray become champions. They are on a good path right now and everyone will pray they make it," said Arda.

"I do not know what the future holds, I may wear the yellow-red jersey once again. You can never tell in life.

"For me it will be a very special match [against Besiktas] as I will play in my own country. I am eager to see the supporters and my friends at Besiktas' Inonu Stadium. As a professional, I want my team to win."

Finally, Arda had a word on Turkey national team trainer Abdullah Avci, who debuted with a loss against Slovakia on Wednesday.

"Abdullah Avci made ​​major contributions to my progress. I consider him competent to serve the national team for many years."