Crawley Town sign defender Alper Tursun

Crawley Town have signed former Turkish Premier League defender Alper Tursun on a one-year contract.

Monday, 4th July 2016, 11:06 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:47 pm
Alper Tursun joins Crawley Town SUS-160407-105202002

The London-born 23-year-old has spent the last two seasons playing for Turkish club Alanyaspor.

He made 60 league and cup appearances since joining Alanyaspor in 2014, including a loan spell with Ankara Demir.

He is a right-back with good technical ability and helped his club gain promotion to the Turkish Premier League.

Head coach Dermot Drummy said: “Alper is an excellent addition to the squad. Our scouting team have been aware of him for a while. He has picked up good experience in Turkey but he’s a London boy and was keen to come back and really push on in his career in England.

“He’s athletic, has a good touch and won’t be afraid of getting stuck in. We’re looking forward to seeing how he settles down here and I know he’s keen to make a big impression at Crawley.”

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