Chelsea defender set to start against former Man Utd stars Van Persie & Luis Nani in Istanbul derby

Kenneth Omeruo

Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo is set to start for Kasımpaşa in the Istanbul derby against Fenerbahçe in the Turkish Super League at the Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stadium.

Fenerbahçe are currently first on seven points but Kasımpaşa are just one point behind on six points.

On-loan Chelsea defender has started every game for Kasımpaşa this season and has helped his side keep the best defensive record in the league. The Istanbul minnows have conceded just one goal this season.

Fenerbahçe will be without defenders Bruno Alves, Ba and summer signing Simon Kjaer but former Manchester United duo Van Persie and Luis Nani are expected to start.


Stadium: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Referee: Deniz Ateş Bitnel
Kick-Off: 19:00

KASIMPAŞA: Isaksson, Veysel, Omeruo, Titi, Bozhikov, Tunay, Donk, Castro, Aydın Yılmaz, Scarione, Eren Derdiyok
MANAGER: Rıza Çalımbay

FENERBAHÇE: Volkan Demirel, Şener, Mehmet Topal, Kadlec, Caner, Ozan, Josef, Volkan Şen, Nani, Van Persie, Fernandao
MANAGER: Vitor Pereria

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