Calhanoglu included in Top 10 Best Bundesliga free-kick taker list

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.

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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.

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