Fenerbahce Confirm €16m Elif Elmas Transfer To Napoli, Fee Could Reach €19m – Financial Details Revealed

Fenerbahce's Macedonian midfielder Eljif Elmas celebrates after scoring a goal during the Turkish Super league football match between Fenerbahce and Galatasaray on April 14, 2019 at the Fenerbahce stadium in Istanbul. (Photo by OZAN KOSE / AFP) (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

Fenerbahce have confirmed the transfer of Elif Elmas to Napoli in an official statement released on the Istanbul stock exchange.

Napoli will pay an initial €16m fee which could rise to €19m in total with bonuses – including a €1.5m sell-on fee clause.

The other €1.5m fee will be paid depending on the number of appearances Elmas makes.

Source: KAP

Fenerbahce and Napoli were locked in talks for weeks over the transfer of the 19-year-old.

Yellow Canaries sporting director Damien Comolli rejected several offers from the Serie A side before finally reaching an agreement a source close to the club revealed to Turkish-Football.

Fenerbahce signed Elmas for just €300,000 from Rabotnicki in the summer of 2017.

The attacking midfielder went onto score four goals in 40 appearances for the Yellow Canaries in all competitions.

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Elmas joins a growing list of young players to leave the Super Lig for top-five leagues.

Nineteen-year-old Ozan Kabak was signed by Stuttgart on an €11m move from Galatasaray in January before being transferred to Schalke for €16m over the summer.

Twenty-one-year-old Merih Demiral joined Sassuolo from Alanyaspor in January before being snapped up by Juventus on an €18m move in July.