There is some news emerging that Newcastle United may be interested in a 19 year-old Turkish midfielder.
Nuri Sahin – linked with Newcastle United
Newcastle United are said to be tracking Turkish International Nurin Sahin.
Sahin was born in LÃ¼denscheid, West Germany and he is currently under contract with Borussia Dortmund, but last season was on loan to Feyenoord.
He is a midfielder and can play in either an attacking or defensive role, and has already played 11 times for Turkey, even though he is just 19 years old.
He has not however, been included in Turkey’s 23 man squad for the Euro 2008 tournament, to start next Saturday.
With his international team mate Arda Turan, Sahin has been linked with a move to Newcastle united, with manager Kevin Keegan said to be impressed with his attacking style of play.
On August 6, 2005, at the age of just 16 years and 335 days, Sahin set a record by becoming the youngest player to have ever played in the German Bundesliga.
Then in November of that same year, he became the youngest player to score in the Bundesliga, when he scored against Nuremberg.
In July of last year Nuri Åžahin was sent to Feyenoord on a one-year loan agreement, where he was reunited with Bert van Marwijk, his former manager at Borussia Dortmund.
This player looks good to us, and would be an excellent signing, as one of the youngsters for the future of Newcastle.
He stands just under 5â€™11â€ tall and has played 48 times for Borussia Dortmund, and played 28 times last season for Feyenoord scoring 9 goals.