Arda Guler, a Turkish professional football player for Real Madrid of La Liga and the Turkey national team, was born on February 25, 2005.
He plays attacking midfield.In 2014, Güler began his youth career at the Gençlerbirlii club in Ankara. In 2019, he joined Fenerbahçe’s junior ranks. On January 13, 2021, Güler and Fenerbahçe agreed to a professional deal lasting 2.5 years.
He is regarded as a wonderkid and a promising future talent. In the 2021–22 UEFA Europa League play-off round matchup against the Finnish club HJK, Güler made his senior debut as a replacement player. It took place on August 19, 2021, at ükrü Saracolu Stadium, and Fenerbahçe won 1-0.
Three days later, in his debut Süper Lig encounter, In the 89th minute of the game, he assisted Miha Zajc in scoring the game’s lone goal.
With the 2021–22 season coming to a close, he began to see more playing time. Güler, who had just turned 17 three weeks previously, became Fenerbahçe’s youngest goal scorer in Süper Lig history in March 2022.
By May 2022, Güler had played 255 minutes and registered 3 goals and 3 assists. Large European teams like Arsenal, Liverpool, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Barcelona, and Paris Saint-Germain reportedly shown interest in signing him after he had an impressive start to his career. Fenerbahçe revealed that they had a three-year deal with him on March 17, 2022.
After Mesut zil left the team at the beginning of the 2022–23 season, Güler was handed the number 10, which has special significance for Fenerbahçe supporters as it is the number of club icons Alex de Souza and Jay-Jay Okocha.
In his first game of the year against Kasmpaşa, he scored twice in the span of 21 minutes. In a 2-0 away victory over Dynamo Kyiv in the Europa League group stage on November 3, 2022, he not only supplied an assist but also scored his first goal in European games.
Güler led his team to a 2-0 victory over Istanbul Başakşehir in the 2023 Turkish Cup final on June 11, 2023, earning him the title of player of the match.
Güler announced his exit from Fenerbahçe on Instagram on July 6, officially ending his time with the Turkish team. Güler was signed by La Liga team Real Madrid on a six-year deal that runs through June 2029 on July 6, 2023.His release clause was activated with a first payment of €20 million, which exceeded the €17.5 million clause from his previous contract with Fenerbahçe, and the deal was finalized.
In order to raise money for his previous team, Güler requested that Real Madrid pay more than his release clause. Real Madrid thus activated his release clause and paid €20M, which was more than his existing release clause.