Current Squad 10 Erhun Oztumer


Erhun Aksel Oztumer (born 29 May 1991) is an English professional footballer who plays in midfield for League one Walsall.

Following nine years in the youth set up at  Charlton Athletic, and a season with Fisher Athletic. The 16-year-old Oztumer joined Manisapoor in 2008, who at the time were in the Turkish Super Lig. Despite featuring mainly for the  Manisapoor youth team, in 2009 he earned a move to Sivaspor, also of the Turkish  Super Lig, where he signed his first professional contract. Oztumer never played for the first team at Sivasspor, but played 29 times for the reserve team in  A2 Lig, scoring eight goals. In 2011, Oztumer left Sivasspor to join Anadolu Uskudar  in the TFF Third Division , the fourth tier of Turkish football, where he played senior football for the first time, playing 34 league games in 16 months, scoring five goals.

Before the start of the 2012–13 season, Oztumer returned to England, to play for Dulwich Hamlet inn the Isthmian League.  He went on to score over 60 goals from midfield in all competitions over two seasons, during which time Dulwich won promotion to the Isthmian League Premier Division.

In June 2014, he joined Peterborough United to move back into the professional game,  for an undisclosed fee, leaving with the best wishes of Dulwich Hamlet manager Gavin Rose.

He played one friendly in pre-season, scoring a free kick against  St Neots, before suffering an injury which kept him out of the early part of the 2014–15 season. He made his Peterborough debut as a substitute in a 2–2 draw  at Oldham Athletic, on 4 October 2014. He made his first start for the club on 13 December 2014, scoring the winning goal away to Leyton Orient.

On 17 June 2016, Oztumer signed for Walsall  on a two-year contract upon the expiry of his contract at Peterborough.  He scored on his debut in a 3–1 win over AFC Wimbledon on 6 August 2016.

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA CUP League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
USK 10-11 TFF 3 9 4 9 4
11-12 TFF Third League 25 1 25 1
Total 34 5 34 5
Dul

Ham

12-13 ISth

Prem Div

36 21 3 1 8 5 47 27
13-14 Istn

Prem Div

42 28 3 3 4 2 49 33
Total 78 49 6 4 12 7 96 60
Peter

boro

Unit

14-15 Leag

1

20 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 22 1
15-16 Leag

1

30 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 35 6
Total 50 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 57 7
Wals 16-17 League One 41 15 1 0 1 0 2 0 45 15
17-18 League One 30 14 1 0 1 1 3 1 32 21
Total 68  

29

2 0 2 1 5 1 77 28
Career total 230 87 19 4 2 1 17 8 264 100
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