He wanted to move during the new season to Fenerbahçe. Fenerbahçe paid around €2 million detachment and Erkin penned a contract with Fenerbahçe in a deal which will see him to a four-year contract until 30 June 2014. He was transferred mainly as a substitute on the left wing. Since he can play both as a left fullback or as a left midfielder he will see a lot of playing time. He has exceptional ball control w hihen using his left foot, but he is yet to improve with his right. He can take on defenders with ease due to his quality dribbling. He has exceptional crossing ability, and is a threat when he attempt a long shot. He's also part of the national team and has a chance to be a regular starter for Hiddink's team. Caner played in theEuropa League quarter final match against SS Lazio and scored a goal for Fenerbahçe to reach the semi final.