£30m Man Utd target helps guide Turkey to Euro 2016 for first time in 8 years

ROME, ITALY - AUGUST 18: Hakan Calhanoglu of Bayer Leverkusen and Dusan Basta of SS Lazio in action during the UEFA Champions League qualifying round play off first leg match between SS Lazio and Bayer Leverkusen at Olimpico Stadium on August 18, 2015 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

Turkey beat Iceland 1-0 in their final Euro 2016 Group A game to book a place in the tournament.

The Crescent Stars needed just a point to book a place in the play-off but due to Kazakhstan beating Latvia a victory for Terim’s boys would have ensure victory.

Galatasaray star Selçuk İnan scored the winning goal from an 89th minute free-kick to book Turkey a place in their first European Championships since 2008.


Manchester United target Hakan Çalhanoğlu also started for Turkey. The 21-year-old will cost the Red Devils £30 million according to Tutto Mercato Web (via the Mirror‘s Aaron Flanagan) and will be able to showcase his skills this summer.

The Czech Republic ended qualifying first from Group A after beating the Netherlands 3-2 at the Amsterdam Arena and Iceland went through in second place.


Turkey – Iceland
Stadium: Torku Konya Arena
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (İtalya Futbol Federasyonu)
Kick-Off: 21.45

Turkey: Volkan Babacan, Şener, Serdar, Hakan, Caner, Selçuk, Ozan, Oğuzhan, Volkan Şen, Hakan, Arda Turan
Manager: Fatih Terim

Iceland: Kristinsson, R. Sigurdsson, Arnason, Saevarsson, Gunnarsson, Gudmundsson, Skulason, G. Sigurdsson, Bjarnason, Sigthorsson, Bödvarsson
Manager: Heimir Hallgrimsson

Goals: 89′ Selcuk Inan

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