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Galatasaray is a sports club in Istanbul, Turkey. They started in 1905.

In 2000, they became the first Turkish club to win both the UEFA Cup and the UEFA Super Cup in the same year. The team's colors are red and yellow. Turkish people also call it "Cim Bom". Their mascot is a lion. The Turk Telecom Stadium is their stadium, and is also known as Aslantepe; Lion Hill. It's an all-seater stadium. It can hold 52,652 people.

Galatasaray is one of the "big five" clubs in Turkey. The other clubs are Fenerbahçe, Beşiktaş, Trabzonspor and Bursaspor. They have won the Spor Toto Super League 22 times and Ziraat Turkish Cup 18 times. As of January 2016, the Chairman is Mustafa Cengiz, and the coach is Fatih Terim.

Squad

As of 5 October 2020
No. Position Player
1 Uruguay GK Fernando Muslera (Captain)
2 Turkey DF Şener Özbayraklı
3 Norway DF Omar Elabdellaoui
4 Turkey MF Taylan Antalyalı
8 Netherlands FW Ryan Babel
9 Colombia FW Radamel Falcao
10 Morocco MF Younès Belhanda
13 Nigeria MF Peter Etebo (on loan from Stoke City)
14 Norway DF Martin Linnes
15 Netherlands MF Ryan Donk (Vice-captain)
17 Turkey FW Oğulcan Çağlayan
18 Turkey FW Kerem Aktürkoğlu
19 Turkey MF Ömer Bayram
20 Turkey MF Emre Akbaba
No. Position Player
23 Turkey DF Emre Taşdemir
27 Democratic Republic of the Congo DF Christian Luyindama
34 Turkey GK Okan Kocuk
36 Uruguay DF Marcelo Saracchi (on loan from RB Leipzig)
40 Turkey DF Emin Bayram
45 Brazil DF Marcão Teixeira
54 Turkey MF Emre Kılınç
66 Turkey MF Arda Turan (Vice-captain)
77 Nigeria MF Jesse Sekidika
80 Turkey FW Ali Yavuz Kol
89 Algeria MF Sofiane Feghouli
90 Senegal FW Mbaye Diagne
99 France GK Fatih Öztürk
Nigeria DF Valentine Ozornwafor

Out on loan

No. Position Player
12 Turkey GK Batuhan Şen (on loan at Hekimoğlu Trabzon until 31st May 2021)
21 Sweden MF Jimmy Durmaz (on loan at Fatih Karagümrük SK until 31st May 2021)
30 Turkey MF Atalay Babacan (on loan at Adanaspor until 31st May 2021)
35 Turkey FW Yunus Akgün (on loan at Adana Demirspor until 31st May 2021)
44 Turkey GK İsmail Çipe (on loan at Kayserispor until 31st May 2021)
46 Turkey DF Gökay Güney (on loan at Bandırmaspor until 31st May 2021)
47 Turkey DF Abdussamed Karnuçu (on loan at Tarsus İdman Yurdu until 31st May 2021)
No. Position Player
48 Turkey DF Emirhan Civelek (on loan at Sakaryaspor until 31st May 2021)
52 Turkey GK Berk Balaban (on loan at Ankaraspor until 31st May 2021)
61 Turkey MF Metehan Mertöz (on loan at Eyüpspor until 31st May 2021)
64 Turkey MF Ferhan Evren (on loan at Afyonspor until 31st May 2021)
Turkey DF Ercan Şirin (on loan at Serik Belediyespor until 31st May 2021)
Turkey DF Süleyman Lus (on loan at Şanlıurfaspor until 31st May 2021)
Turkey MF Erkan Süer (on loan at Şanlıurfaspor until 31st May 2021)


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