Fenerbahce president confirms deal for Liverpool star Martin Skrtel

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Martin Skrtel has apparently played his last game for the Reds as he is poised to accept a move to Turkish Super Lig giants Fenerbahce.

According to the Daily Star, Fenerbahce president Aziz Yildirim revealed that Skrtel and Paris Saint-Germain defender Gregory van der Wiel will be making a switch to his club this summer and the deals are ‘almost done’.

“Van der Wiel and Slovak Skrtel transfers are almost done,” Yildririm said.

Skrtel joined Liverpool in a £6.5 million move from Zenit St. Petersburg in 2008 and has been a mainstay on the Liverpool roster ever since.

In his nine campaigns with Liverpool, Skrtel made 242 league appearances and scored 16 goals. He has played a grand total of 318 games and 18 goals in all competitions for the Reds.

In 2012, Skrtel was awarded the Liverpool Player of the Year award and helped the team capture League Cup honours during the season.

On the international level, Skrtel has been capped 83 times for Slovakia, scoring five goals. He also been named the Slovakia Footballer of the Year four times.

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