Burak Yilmaz expected to return in time for Galatasaray’s clash with Balikesirspor
Galatasaray’s top goal scorer Burak Yilmaz is expected to return for his sides clash against Balikesirspor 20th round of the Turkish Super League.
According to LigTV, Galatasaray’s medical staff have given the striker the all clear however, it is unclear whether Burak will be included in the starting line up.
Hamza Hamzaoğlu left Yılmaz out of the squad which faced Eskisehirspor due to the pitch conditions at the Eskişehir Atatürk stadium.
Yılmaz initially sustained an injury in the International Royal Cup friendly tournament during the winter break.The Turkish international was recommended to rest by the team doctors but Yılmaz urged Hamzoğlu to let him play against Rizespor last weekend.
Galatasaray beat Rizespor 2-0 but Yılmaz ended up getting injured three minutes after his introduction to the game.
The 29-year-old striker has 11 Süper Lig goals this season and 13 in all competitions.