By Fatih Erel
ISTANBUL (AA) – The chairman of Turkish top-tier football league club Besiktas on Tuesday announced Tuesday he and the club are parting ways over poor results this season.
Speaking in a press conference, Fikret Orman said: "It seems there is a need for fresh blood in the club."
"l am completing my tenure at Besiktas," he said.
There will be an extraordinary club meeting on Wednesday, Orman added.
The 15-time league champion Besiktas currently holds 11th place with 5 points after the first five matches of the season.
In the midst of one of their worst-ever league performances, the Black Eagles’ cold streak continued with a 1-1 draw against Medipol Basaksehir at home on Monday.
Turkish Super Lig club Besiktas also kicked off their UEFA Europa League struggle Thursday with a 4-2 loss to Slovakian club Slovan Bratislava in an away game.