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Tottenham flop Gedson Fernandes joins Galatasaray on loan from Benfica

Tottenham flop Gedson Fernandes joins Galatasaray on loan from Benfica after Spurs cut the midfielder’s disappointing 18-month loan spell short

  • Galatasaray confirm the signing of Gedson Fernandes on loan from Benfica 
  • Tottenham cut the midfielder’s long loan spell short from the Portuguese club
  • The 22-year-old did not feature in Premier League this season under Mourinho 

Galatasaray have confirmed the signing of Gedson Fernandes on loan from Benfica after the midfielder’s 18-month loan spell at Tottenham was cut short. 

The 22-year-old has endured a torrid time at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, not featuring once in the Premier League this season under Jose Mourinho. 

Spurs released a very short statement on Deadline day, confirming the departure of the Portuguese international who was hot property 12 months ago in the previous January window.

Galatasaray have confirmed the signing of Gedson Fernandes on loan from Benfica 

The Turkish giants have signed the Spurs flop on a loan deal until the end of the season

The Turkish giants have signed the Spurs flop on a loan deal until the end of the season

The midfielder joined Spurs on an 18-month loan deal last January from Benfica, with the club holding the option to make the move permanent for £45million. 

Fernandes’ two appearances this term have come in the Carabao Cup against Chelsea and in the FA Cup versus Marine earlier this month. He was also left out of Tottenham’s Europa League squad.  

But now Fernandes has been confirmed by the Turkish giants on Deadline day in a loan spell that will last until the end of the season.  

The deal was almost thrown out after Fernandes recently tested positive for coronavirus.

However, he travelled to Turkey in a special ambulance plane in order to get the move over the line. 

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