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Adelaide United sign Ersan Gulum of Turkey

Melbourne-born Turkish international Ersan Gulum was signed by Adelaide United in a prelude to the looming A- League Season and a player signing drive.

Adelaide United sign Ersan Gulum of Turkey

Melbourne-born Turkish international Ersan Gulum was signed by Adelaide United in a prelude to the looming A- League Season and a player signing drive.

An Arsenal Player (L) is challenged by Ersan Gulum of Besiktas during the UEFA Champions League Qualifier in London
An Arsenal Player (L) is challenged by Ersan Gulum of Besiktas during the UEFA Champions League Qualifier in London Picture:Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Gulum was born in Melbourne and played for Australia at under-23 level before opting to play for Turkey in the senior ranks.

The Central defender has seven caps for Turkey and joins Adelaide from a loan stint in China for his Turkish club Besiktas.


According to Adelaide coach Marco Kurz, Gulum situation is just the beginning of the wider process to induct overseas players and the recruiting of dual citizen Gulum will allow the club to hire more overseas players in the future.

According to Gulum Australian football has given him his base and his intentions are to make pay back and be successful at the new club.

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