İstanbul Başakşehir Futbol Kulübü is a Turkish professional football club based in the Başakşehir district of Istanbul, Turkey. The club is better known as İstanbul Başakşehir or, due to sponsorship, Medipol Başakşehir. The club was founded in 1990 as İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyespor. They first reached the highest level in Turkish Football in 2007–08. They play their home games at the Fatih Terim Stadium in Istanbul and are owned by the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
The club is one of five Süper Lig teams based in Istanbul, along with Fenerbahçe, Galatasaray, Beşiktaş and Kasımpaşa. In the 2016–17 season, they participated in the Süper Lig, Turkish Cup and UEFA Europa League. In the 2017–18 season they reached the play-off round of the UEFA Champions League qualifying round. The head coach since 2014 is Abdullah Avcı.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) – Arda Turan will comedy on accommodation with Turkish club Istanbul Basaksehir in a accord accoutrement 2 ½ seasons, Barcelona said Saturday.
Turkey midfielder Turan abutting Barcelona from Atletico Madrid, and denticulate 15 goals in 55 games.
He active in the summer of 2015 but couldn’t admission until 2016 because Barcelona was confined a FIFA ban for registering new players.
FILE – In this Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 book photo, FC Barcelona’s Arda Turan takes allotment in a training affair at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in Sant Joan Despi, Spain. Barcelona says Arda Turan will comedy on accommodation with Turkish club Istanbul Basaksehir for the blow of this division and two more. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
The 30-year-old Turan acquaint a goodbye letter on amusing media, adage that “being a Barcelona amateur was the wildest dream I had.”