Board member Selahattin Baki announces move from Sheffield United to Fenerbahce on Twitter

Sheffield United co-owner and chairman Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (L) is seen during the Sky Bet League One match between Rotherham United and Sheffield United at the...

Baki is a long-term adviser to Abdullah bin Musa'ad bin Abdul Aziz, the Sheffield United co-owner.

Sheffield United co-owner and chairman Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (L) is seen during the Sky Bet League One match between Rotherham United and Sheffield United at the...

Board member Selahattin Baki has announced his departure from Sheffield United after four years.

The Turkish businessman will take on a similar role with Istanbul giants Fenerbahce, the club he has supported throughout his life.

Baki's Bramall Lane exit brings to an end an 11-year association with Abdullah bin Musa'ad bin Abdul Aziz, the Sheffield United co-owner, and arrives during a sustained period of uncertainty in the Blades' boardroom.

Posting on Twitter on Monday afternoon, Baki wrote:

 

 

Baki once featured in an episode of Danny Dyer's Real Football Factories over his association with the Fenerbahce fan group Kill For You.

The former sales and marketing officer helped to arrange the friendly between the 19-time Turkish champions and Sheffield United at Bramall Lane four years ago.

A general view of Bramall Lane beofre the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Brentford at Bramall Lane on August 5, 2017 in Sheffield, England.

Earlier this year, Prince Abdullah, a member of the Saudi royal family, declared his intention to acquire the remaining 50 per cent of Sheffield United from Kevin McCabe, the club's long-term owner.

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