Turkish prosecutor seeks 12-year jail term for Barcelona’s Turan
18 October 2018 | 9:28 am
Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan, currently on loan with Turkish club Basaksehir, has been charged over a clash with a prominent singer, and prosecutors are seeking up to 12-1/2 years in jail for the Turkey international, state media reported on Tuesday (October 16).
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