Mehmet Ekici disappointed to be missing Napoli game [divider]
Trabzonspor midfielder Mehmet Ekici revealed that he is disappointed to be missing the Europa League Round of 32 first-leg clash against Napoli.
Ekici has been ruled out with suspension but will be available for the return leg.
“Obviously it is disappointing to be misisng the Napoli game but I will not leave my teams side and will be there supporting the boys,” Ekici was quoted as saying by Eurosport TR.
The 24-year-old has been one of the Black Sea Storm’s stand out players this season.
Ekici has a total of six goals and eights assists in all competitions for Trabzonspor and has a Whoscored rating of 7.61.
The Turkish international midfielder is the second highest rated player in the Süper Lig according to Whoscored.
The 24-year-old first made a name for himself as a hot talent while developing at the Bayern Munich youth academy.
The German giants loaned him out to 1 FC. Nuremberg in 2010 a one year agreement and he was signed by Werder Bremen the following season.
Ekici joined Trabzonspor for £1.3 million this summer on a four-year deal and has established himself as a key member of Ersun Yanal’s side.