Berkan Kutlu

Berkan İsmail Kutlu (born 25 January 1998) is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Turkish club Galatasaray. Born in Switzerland, Kutlu represents Turkey internationally.

Berkan Kutlu
Berkan Kutlu 2021.jpg
Kutlu with Galatasaray in 2021
Personal information
Full name Berkan İsmail Kutlu[1]
Date of birth (1998-01-25) 25 January 1998 (age 23)
Place of birth Monthey, Switzerland
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Galatasaray
Number 22
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2018 Monthey 39 (6)
2018–2019 Sion U21 27 (1)
2019–2020 Sion 2 (0)
2020–2021 Alanyaspor 37 (3)
2021– Galatasaray 7 (0)
National team
2020 Turkey U21 3 (0)
2021– Turkey 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 03:56, 9 October 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 03:56, 9 October 2021 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

After a couple successful amateur season with Monthey, Kutlu signed a contract with Sion on 2 July 2018.[2] Kutlu made his professional debut with FC Sion in a 1–1 Swiss Super League tie with Servette on 24 June 2020.[3]

AlanyasporEdit

Kutlu signed with Alanyaspor in Turkey on 10 July 2020.[4]

GalatasarayEdit

On 29 July 2021, he signed a 5-year agreement with Galatasaray, starting from the 2021–2022 season.[5][6]

International careerEdit

Kutlu was born in Switzerland and is of Turkish descent. He represented the Turkey national U21 team in a 1–0 2021 European Under-21 Championship qualification win over Andorra U21 on 4 September 2020.[7] He debuted for the senior Turkey national team in a 1–1 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification tie with Norway on 8 October 2021.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Berkan İsmai̇l Kutlu". Turkish Football Federation. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Berkan Kutlu Sion'a transfer oldu". Fanatik.
  3. ^ "Sion vs. Servette - 24 June 2020 - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com.
  4. ^ "Alanyaspor Berkan Kutlu'yu transfer etti". CNN Türk.
  5. ^ "Berkan Kutlu transferi hakkında". Galatasaray S.K. July 29, 2021. Retrieved 29 July 2021.
  6. ^ "Hoş geldin Berkan Kutlu!". Galatasaray S.K. July 29, 2021. Retrieved 29 July 2021.
  7. ^ "Turkey U21 vs. Andorra U21 - 4 September 2020 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com.
  8. ^ "Turkey-Norway". UEFA.com. Retrieved 2021-10-09.

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