Sezer Öztürk (born 3 November 1985[2]) is a Turkish former footballer.

Sezer Öztürk
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Personal information
Full name Sezer Öztürk
Date of birth (1985-11-03) 3 November 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth Velbert,[1] West Germany
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Central Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Eskişehirspor (on loan from Beşiktaş)
Number 13
Youth career
Türkgücü Velbert
SSVg Velbert
TVD Velbert
1995–1996 Rot-Weiss Essen
1996–2005 Bayer Leverkusen II
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Bayer Leverkusen 7 (0)
2005Germinal (loan) 8 (1)
2006 1. FC Nürnberg 2 (0)
2006–2009 Manisaspor 76 (15)
2009–2011 Eskişehirspor 44 (9)
2011–2013 Fenerbahçe 15 (2)
2013–2016 Beşiktaş 0 (0)
2014–2015İstanbul Başakşehir (loan) 8 (0)
2015Eskişehirspor (loan) 11 (3)
Total 171 (30)
National team
1999–2001 Turkey U15 7 (1)
2000–2001 Turkey U16 4 (0)
2001 Turkey U17 2 (0)
2002 Turkey U18 5 (1)
2003–2004 Turkey U19 16 (4)
2005 Turkey U20 7 (2)
2006 Turkey A2 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Prior to 1996, Öztürk played for Türkgücü Velbert, SSVg Velbert, TVD Velbert and Rot-Weiss Essen.[3] From 1996 to 2005, he achieved seven league matches for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, but only as substitute. In the 2005–06 season, Öztürk was loaned to the Belgian Cup winners Germinal Beerschot for one year in order to gather match practice. In January 2006, Öztürk moved to 1. FC Nürnberg.

In 2006, Öztürk joined Turkish Süper Lig side Vestel Manisaspor. For the second half of the 2009–10 season, he moved for a fee of TRY 1.6 million to Eskişehirspor and signed a contract until May 2012.

In 2011 summer transfer window, Öztürk joined then-defending champion Fenerbahçe on a four-year contract for €3.75 million.

Öztürk joined Beşiktaş in 2013 summer transfer window with 1.5 million transfer fee, but never made a professional debut there. In 2014–15 season, he was loaned out İstanbul Başakşehir F.K..[4][5] He was dropped out of squad and requested to find a club in 2015 and he was reportedly spotted as he was performing amateur boxing trainings and gained weight.[6]

International careerEdit

Öztürk was runner-up in the European Championship with the U-19 national team of Turkey. In 2010, he was called up to the Turkish national football team under new coach Guus Hiddink, for preparation in the U.S., but did not earn any cap.

HonoursEdit

Manisaspor
Fenerbahçe

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sezer Öztürk". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Sezer Öztürk". Soccerway. Retrieved 3 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Öztürk, Sezer" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 3 August 2013.
  4. ^ http://spor.haberturk.com/futbol/haber/985886-basaksehirden-3-bomba-birden
  5. ^ http://www.radikal.com.tr/spor/sezer_ozturk_istanbul_basaksehir_ile_anlasti-1210353
  6. ^ "Sezer Öztürk'ün son hali şoke etti" (in Turkish). Hürriyet. 2 September 2015. Archived from the original on 26 May 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019.

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