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Arda Turan: Barcelona star handed jail term after nightclub scuffle ▷ Kenya News




– Arda Turan has been sentenced to 32 months jail term following a nightclub brawl

– Turan was involved in a fight with Turkish singer Berkay Sahin in an Istanbul nightclub last year

– The midfielder is currently on loan with Turkish club Basaksehir

Arda Turan, Barcelona star, has been handed a 32-month jail term after a nightclub row.

According to Mirror citing Turkish newspaper Haberturk Turan, the Barca ace was sentenced to two years and eight months behind bars for illegal possession of firearms.

After his sentence, the court opted to defer the verdict, meaning the midfielder would not head to the prison yet unless he is involved in a related incident in five years.

Turan is on loan with Turkish Super Lig side Basaksehir, but was involved in a row with Turkish singer Berkay Sahin at an Istanbul nightclub late last year, leaving the musician with a bleeding nose.

The football star was alleged to have attacked the pop star in a fight over the singer’s wife.

Turan would later arrive at the hospital with a gun which he fired at the ground, causing panic.

Turkish TV station uploaded a video clip showing outside the nightclub aftermath of the incident and Turan was sighted leaving the club.

The footage also shows Turan entering the hospital and in discussions with someone, before throwing an object down on the table.

Turkish newspaper Haberturk is claiming the pair clashed after Turan made provocative remarks to the singer’s wife, Ozlem Ada Sahin.

Arda Turan during a clash against Besiktas in the Turkish Super Lig. Photo: Getty Images
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Turan completed a switch from Atletico Madrid to Barcelona for £30m in 2015, netting 15 times for the Catalan club, winning four trophies, as well as earning 55 appearances and winning four trophies.

He has previously plied his trade with Galatasaray before making his initial switch to the Spanish topflight in 2011.

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