Barcelona star Arda Turan take up basketball

Barcelona star Arda Turan has a lot of free time on his hands having to sit out on the sidelines until his clubs FIFA transfer ban is served.

Turan has taken up a few new hobbies during his time off and seems to have got into basketball.

The bearded winger regularly keeps us updated on social media with everything from the tea he drinks to swimming with his clothes on and today we learned that he enjoys shooting hoops.

Turan is pictured shooting the ball through the hoop and invites NTV Spor basketball specialist Ismail Şenol to check it out.

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The 28-year-old signed a five-year deal with Barcelona over the summer but has to wait until January before he can be registered due to the transfer ban.

FIFA rejected Barcelona’s request to register Turan in place of the injured Rafinha according to the Spanish newspaper Marca.

The club could now take the matter all the way to the Court of Arbitration of Sport as they feel they have a strong case.

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