The negotiations are very active (Ali Yildirim, manager of the Turkish club, confirmed it) and following the leaving of Issiar Dia, Fenerbahce's player who played at the same position in the midfield, the arrival of the player to Istanbul today suggests that the operation can be closed immediately. Even some Turkish media say he could be presented tomorrow. What seems certain is that the player will not be on Monday in Madrid to begin the Real Madrid's pre-season.
In addition, Simon Zenke, Samsunspor player, gave more information. The Nigerian hung on his personal Twitter account a picture with Altintop, ensuring that Real Madrid player had confessed his plans to play in the Turkish League, but Zenke did not inform about the team chosen by Altintop: "With Hamit Altintop, a good guy. I am happy that he returns to Turkey, but where? Top secret" wrote Zenke.
|Simon Zanke with Hamit Altintop|
"Where he moves, they will be champions because he is a high quality player and a champion" Zenke said on his Twitter. Galatasaray also was interested in hiring the services of Altintop, who could announce his leaving from the Real Madrid in the coming days.