* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 October 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 March 2013
Caner Erkin (Turkish pronunciation: [d͡ʒaneɾ æɾcin], born 4 October 1988) is a Turkish footballer who plays for Fenerbahçe and the Turkish national team. Despite playing back in both Fenerbahçe and Turkish National Team he is not an attacking fullback. He is a defending left winger best known with his fine dripling skills, tremendous crossing abilities as well as free-kicks. He prefers assisting as a playing style but famous with his agressivness.
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.