Caner Erkin

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Caner Erkin
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Personal information
Full nameCaner Erkin
Date of birth(1988-10-04) 4 October 1988 (age 26)
Place of birthBalıkesir, Turkey
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing positionSol bek
Club information
Current team
Fenerbahçe
Number88
Youth career
2002–2004Manisaspor
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2004–2007Manisaspor43(4)
2007–2010CSKA Moscow36(2)
2009–2010Galatasaray (loan)22(3)
2010–Fenerbahçe121(6)
National team
2004–2005Turkey U1719(8)
2005Turkey U183(0)
2005–2006Turkey U197(4)
2006–2012Turkey U2114(1)
2006–Turkey29(2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 December 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 May 2014
 
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Caner Erkin
CanerErkin.jpg
Personal information
Full nameCaner Erkin
Date of birth(1988-10-04) 4 October 1988 (age 26)
Place of birthBalıkesir, Turkey
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing positionSol bek
Club information
Current team
Fenerbahçe
Number88
Youth career
2002–2004Manisaspor
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2004–2007Manisaspor43(4)
2007–2010CSKA Moscow36(2)
2009–2010Galatasaray (loan)22(3)
2010–Fenerbahçe121(6)
National team
2004–2005Turkey U1719(8)
2005Turkey U183(0)
2005–2006Turkey U197(4)
2006–2012Turkey U2114(1)
2006–Turkey29(2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 December 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 May 2014

Caner Erkin (Turkish pronunciation: [d͡ʒaneɾ æɾcin], born 4 October 1988) is a Turkish footballer who plays for Turkish Süper Lig side Fenerbahçe and the Turkish national team.

Club career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Erkin began his professional career at the start of the 2004–05 season with Manisaspor who at the time were playing in the Second Division. That season they won the league and got promoted to the Süper Lig. During his 1.5-year stay at Manisaspor in, he scored 5 goals in 39 games. In the January 2007 transfer window, he moved to CSKA Moscow, for a £3.5 million transfer fee. He has played a total of 40 games, 7 in the UEFA Champions League and also won the Russian Super Cup on two occasions. On 31 August 2009, Galatasaray signed Erkin on a one-year loan from CSKA Moscow with an option to purchase at the end of the season.[1]

Fenerbahçe[edit]

Erkin signed for Fenerbahçe in 2010. Starting out as a left winger, he was slowly transformed into a left back. His performances with led to him being scouted by several prominent European clubs. However, he signed a new contract with Fenerbahçe on 14 July 2014.

International career[edit]

Erkin made his debut for the Turkish national football team at the age of 17 in a friendly match against Ghana in May 2006. His first goal was against Ukraine in 5 June 2012.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Player[edit]

As of 30 May 2014[3]
ClubSeasonLeagueCup[nb 1]Europe[nb 2]Total
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Manisaspor2004–054000--40
2005–0624200--242
2006–0715220--172
Total4342000454
CSKA2007814020141
20081813120232
2009701030110
Total3328170483
Galatasaray2009–101706340273
Total1706340273
Fenerbahçe2010–112213010261
2011–1231251--363
2012–1330071163534
2013–143031020333
Total113616219314811
Career total2061232630326821

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Fenerbahçe

International[edit]

[4]

Turkey national team
YearAppsGoals
200620
200810
200930
201020
201110
201291
201380
Total261

International goals[edit]

[4]

#DateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
1.5 June 2012Audi Sportpark, Ingolstadt, Germany Ukraine1–02–0Friendly
2.29 May 2014Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Washington, D.C., United States Honduras2–02–0Friendly

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes Türkiye Kupası, Süper Kupa, Russian Cup, Russian Super Cup
  2. ^ Includes UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League

References[edit]

  1. ^ Newcomer to Galatasaray
  2. ^ "TFF Stats". Turkish Football Federation. Retrieved 8 October 2009. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ a b Caner Erkin at National-Football-Teams.com

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