Former Turkey goalkeeper Rustu Recber has been taken to hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus and is currently in a "critical period," his wife said late on Saturday.
"We have taken my husband Rustu to hospital with a COVID-19 diagnosis. While everything was normal, we are still in shock by the sudden and rapidly developing symptoms," Isil Recber said on her Instagram account, adding that her and her two children had tested negative.
Rustu, who is Turkey's most-capped player having...
United States men's national team midfielder Tyler Boyd has signed a four-year deal with Turkish club Besiktas, the club announced on Monday.
Boyd, 24, was born in New Zealand before moving to California as a child. He returned to New Zealand at age 10 and played for that country's youth teams. He played for the All-Whites' senior squad but last made an appearance in 2014.
He made the one-time switch to represent the U.S. internationally earlier this year and debuted in a June friendly against Venezuela.
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has reported his loan club, Besiktas, to FIFA having allegedly not received wages dating back four months.
FIFA told ESPN on Wednesday that they "have a received a claim from the player Loris Karius against the club Besiktas."
Earlier on Wednesday, German outlet Bild reported that Karius had taken legal action against the club on Feb. 20. The paper said that Besiktas have already missed one deadline which could result into a points deduction of or a potential...