In the Spor Toto Super League, the players who paid the highest transfer fee for the first transfer and registration period of the 2022-2023 season were Lucas Torreira (Galatasaray), Yusuf Demir (Galatasaray) and Gedson Fernandes (Beşiktaş).
According to the notifications made by the clubs to the Public Disclosure Platform (KAP) about the transfers, Uruguayan football player Torreira, Turkish-born Austrian player Yusuf Demir and Portuguese football player Gedson Fernandes drew attention as the most expensive names of the summer transfer period.
Galatasaray will pay a transfer fee of 6 million euros for Uruguayan football player Lucas Torreira, whom he added to his staff from the English Premier League representative Arsenal. The 26-year-old midfielder, who signed a four-year contract with the yellow-red club, will earn a net 2 million 750 thousand euros per season.
The yellow-red people also tied 19-year-old football player Yusuf Demir, who played in the Austrian team Rapid Wien, to their colors for 6 million euros.
Beşiktaş, on the other hand, will pay 6 million euros to the Portuguese Club for Gedson Fernandes, whose contract has come into effect as of July 1, although he agreed to transfer with Benfica during the half-time period of the past season.
Fenerbahce’s most expensive transfer Luan Peres
In the summer transfer period, the football player with the highest transfer fee after these three names was Luan Peres, whom Fenerbahçe tied to his colors from the French representative Olympic Marseille.
For the 28-year-old defender, 5 million 225 thousand euros will come out of the coffers of the yellow-dark blue club.
In addition to this football player, Fenerbahçe will pay 4 million 680 thousand euros as a testimonial fee for Joao Pedro, which he included in his squad from Italy’s Cagliari team.
4 million euros from Trabzonspor to Trezeguet
Trabzonspor, the last champion of the Super League, made the most expensive transfer before the new season by tying the Egyptian football player Trezeguet to his colors.
The burgundy-blue team will pay 4 million euros to the English Premier League representative Aston Villa for the 27-year-old winger transferred instead of Anthony Nwakaeme.
Trabzonspor added the national football player Evren Eren Elmalı from Kasımpaşa for 3.6 million euros, as well as Trezeguet.
In the first transfer and registration period, Fenerbahçe will pay 3.5 million euros for Michy Batshuayi, and Beşiktaş will pay 3 million 350 thousand euros for Jackson Muleka.
Notable testimonial income
Turkish clubs also drew attention with the income they obtained from the sale of football players during the summer transfer period.
Fenerbahce, Galatasaray, Trabzonspor and Beşiktaş have made significant profits from player sales.
Fenerbahce made the highest sales of football players in the first transfer and registration period this season. The South Korean defender of the yellow-dark blue team, Kim Min-jae, was transferred to the Italian team Napoli for 18 million 50 thousand euros.
Galatasaray deposited 12 million euros from the Brazilian player Marcao, who was transferred to the Spanish representative Sevilla, and Trabzonspor 9.5 million euros from the transfer of young football player Ahmetcan Kaplan, who was on the way to the Dutch team Ajax.
Beşiktaş, on the other hand, earned a total of 8.5 million euros from the sale of Turkish footballers Rıdvan Yılmaz and Emirhan İlkhan. Rıdvan Yılmaz was transferred to Scotland’s Rangers team for 4 million euros, and Emirhan İlkhan was transferred to the Italian team Torino for 4.5 million euros.