Why did the transfer of Serdar Dursun not take place?

FenerbahceA transfer news from Ukraine came to the fore for Serdar Dursun, who remained in the background this season. It was stated that Dynamo Kiev is very close to transferring the 30-year-old football player after being excluded from the UEFA Europa League squad in Fenerbahçe. The reason why the transfer of the experienced striker did not take place became clear.

According to the compilation of Milliyet newspaper; Here is what happened in the process of not realizing the transfer of Serdar Dursun to Dynamo Kiev…

The 30-year-old striker was not included in the UEFA Europa League squad by Jorge Jesus after the transfer of Joao Pedro, Michy Batshuayi and Joshua King in Fenerbahçe this season. Experienced football player had a hard time finding a chance to play in the recent competitions in the Yellow-Navy Blues. Serdar Dursun, who was in the squad of the qualifying round matches played by Fenerbahçe in the Champions League and the Europa League, and got a chance, aired the opponent’s nets 2 times in 6 competitions.

Serdar Dursun, who had the chance to play in the first 4 games played by the Yellow-Navy Blues in the Super League, sent 2 goals to the opponent’s nets. Experienced football player, after Fenerbahce was not included in the Europa League squad, was trapped in the bench during the matches of Kayserispor, Alanyaspor and Beşiktaş.

Serdar Dursun received an offer from Adana Demirspor on the last day of the transfer window. The 30-year-old player, who had difficulty in finding a chance to play in the yellow-dark blue team, did not accept the offer from the Mediterranean team. Adana Demirspor President Murat Sancak said in his statement on the subject, “Serdar Dursun did not want to come to Adana. That’s why this transfer went to bed. I did not make a raise for neither Fenerbahce nor Besiktas. The salary I wanted never increased. I did not accept it because Beşiktaş gave more. Serdar Dursun If he had accepted to come, Tayyip Talha would have gone to Fenerbahçe.”

According to the news that Sporx based on the Ukrainian press; It was noted that Mircea Lucescu’s team negotiated with Serdar Dursun for a long time, and the national football player accepted the offer in the first place. However, it was reported that Serdar Dursun later gave up signing the Ukrainian representative for an unknown reason.


It was stated that Dynamo Kiev also made an offer of 3.5 million euros to Fenerbahçe during the negotiations. Reminding that Serdar Dursun was one of the top 11 players last season, it was emphasized that he lost this status this season after the arrival of Jorge Jesus.