Calhanoglu included in Top 10 Best Bundesliga free-kick taker list [divider]
Hakan Çalhanoğlu has been included in the Bild‘s Top 10 Best Bundesliga free-kick taker list.
The 21-year-old was listed as being number 9. German international of Turkish origin Mehmet Scholl was included at number 3.
Fenerbahçe midfielder Diego Ribas was also included at number 10 on the list.
Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola recently rated Hakan Çalhanoğlu as one of the best free-kick takers in the Bundesliga.
“Çalhanoğlu is one of the best free-kick takers in the Bundesliga,” Guardiola told Hurriyet.
Çalhanoğlu has scored seven direct free-kicks in the Bundesliga in his career despite being just 21-years-old.
The Turkish international attacking midfielder is ranked as one of the leading top free-kick scorers in Europe’s Top 5 leagues.
The 21-year-old joined Bayer for €14.5 million this summer – the highest fee ever paid for a Turkish international.
Çalhanoğlu was named best young player of the 2013/14 season by leading German football magazine 11 Freunde.
The Turkish international has a total of eight goals and seven assists for Bayer in all competitions this season.