Bilal Basaçikoglu departs after four years at Feyenoord. The 23-year-old attacker has made Tuesday a contract for three seasons, signed with the Turkish middenmoter Kayserispor.
Basaçikoglu had in The Bowl still has a contract until mid-2020. He came in the summer of 2014 about sc Heerenveen, but was never a hard basisspeler.
“Of course, I had hoped to a fixed value to grow in The Cockpit, but I’m glad that I decided to my contribution, I was able to contribute in the success of the previous years”, says Basaçikoglu on the site of Feyenoord.
His highlight at the Team was the winning of the championship last year. “It was especially fantastic to be part of the team that the supporters finally agree the title could bring,” he says.
In total played Basaçikoglu 103 official matches for vijftienvoudig champion Feyenoord. The in Zaanstad-born attacker came to seven goals and nineteen assists.
Technical director Martin van Geel understands the choice of Basaçikoglu to Feyenoord in exchange for a new adventure, though there was still a future for him in Rotterdam.
“Bilal had what our concerns are certainly still at Feyenoord. We, however, have understanding for that, after a number of years as a valuable substitute elsewhere wants to try a goals to conquer,” says the director.
“If a decent bid is done, thwart, we don’t. We give him this opportunity and wish Bilal all the success in Turkey.”
Basaçikoglu came to be in October 2014 for national youth teams of the Netherlands, but then chose for Turkey, for which he used thirteen times in the beloftenploeg played.