Fenerbahce set to appoint Giuliano Terraneo as sporting director

Fenerbahçe are set to appoint Giuliano Terraneo as club sporting director according to the Milliyet.

Terraneo is reported to be in Turkey on the verge of signing a deal that will see him take charge of his new role.

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The former Lazio sporting director was appointed the same role at Inter in 2000 and was responsible for bringing in the likes of Clarence Seedorf and Fabio Cannavaro.

Terraneo is also reported to have close ties with Arsene Wenger and Barcelona.

Fenerbahçe finished the league season as runners up after crashing out of the title race on Monday 25 May following the 2-2 draw against Başakşehir.

The Yellow Canaries current manager Ismail Kartal is expected to part ways with the club after the last game of the season against Kasımpaşa.

The Turkish giants will enter the Champions League through the playoff stages next season.

Fenerbahçe will compete in Europe for the first time in two years after serving their UEFA ban.