Update 10:36 p.m.: Luan Peres arrived in Turkey, as can be seen in these images from the channel DHA Sports from Istanbul airport, and himself announced his arrival at Fenerbahçe: “I’m very happy to be here… I’m going to give my all on the pitch. I want to win trophies with this team and with a very good coach like Jorge Jesus, who did a very good job with Flamengo”. As announced by the Turkish club earlier this Thursday, he will sign a contract there after passing his medical examination.
Fenerbahce’s new transfer Luan Peres made his first statements to DHA
“I am very happy to be here. Fenerbahce fans will see a player who gives everything on the field. I want to win trophies with this team.” pic.twitter.com/g1koUpoc5n
— DHA Spor (@dhaspor) July 28, 2022
17h00 : Fenerbahce formalizes the upcoming arrival of Luan Peres. The Turkish club announces via a press release: “Our club has reached an agreement in principle with Marseille for the transfer of Luan Peres. The player will come to Istanbul in the evening today to continue the health checks and the transfer process. We present it to the public“.
It remains to know the final amount of the transaction.
Our club has reached an agreement in principle with the French Club for the transfer of Luan Peres wearing the Marseille Jersey. The player will come to Istanbul in the evening today to continue the health checks and the transfer process. We present it to the public. pic.twitter.com/dGsAyC20ue
— Fenerbahce SK (@Fenerbahce) July 28, 2022
10h28 : Today, The team assures that negotiations are still ongoing for the transfer of Luan Peres à Fenerbahce. Before yesterday’s meeting, the player also spoke with Javier Ribalta (director of football). The Marseillais is still part of a list of centrals targeted by the Turkish club. According to the sports daily, the discussions revolve around “a small transfer fee”.
On his side, Provence also confirms the negotiations. The regional daily affirms that the Marseille leaders want at all costs to make a profit on the player. As a reminder, OM bought the player for 4.5 million euros in the summer of 2021. If the Turkish club does not make a higher offer, “the case will be forgotten”.
Finally, the journalist Yagiz Sabuncuoglu understands that the two clubs have reached an agreement for the transfer of Marseille. The player is expected tonight in Instambul for the final contract negotiations.
Same story on the side of Footmercato which indicates that an agreement was reached that night. In Marseille, a sum greater than 5 million euros is mentioned, but the Turkish club is rather advancing on 3 million euros. The journalist from Provence Alexandre Jacquin confirms this sum of slightly more than 5 million euros.
Info @footmercato an agreement in principle was reached between OM and Fenerbahçe last night for Luan Pères. Those around the Olympian club are talking about a sum of more than €5m. The Fener advance rather 3. pic.twitter.com/9eWYrptVE9
— Constant Wicherek (@Stickwic) July 28, 2022