Nadir Ciftci

Nadir Ciftci
Nadir Ciftci
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Exciting teenager who Pompey plucked from Dutch football, paying ADO Den Haag £80,000 for his services as a 15-year-old in 2007.

Ciftci made an accelerated first-team breakthrough at the start of the season, with Steve Cotterill’s squad woefully short on options.

He responded to being called upon with some exciting displays, picking up two goals in the first three games of the campaign.

Ciftci has dual Turkish and Dutch nationality and has picked up age-group honours for Holland, although he is expected to switch allegiances to Turkey.

Position: Forward

Former Clubs: ADO Den Haag

Date of birth: February 12, 1992

Height: 6ft