Netease Sports reported on October 26:
a week ago,
Yilmaz joined the Chinese Super League team Guoan in 2016. In the year and a half in Guoan, he played 32 times for the team and scored 19 goals. The efficient Yilmaz then played in 2017. In August, he left Guoan and returned to European football. In the summer of 2020, the 35-year-old Turkish striker joined the Ligue 1 team Lille freely.
After joining Lille, Yilmaz became the team's main player, starting 6 times in the first seven rounds of the French League, playing 1 time off the bench, scoring 3 goals and assisting 1 time. In the 8th round of the French Ligue 1 match, Lille played against Nice, and Yilmaz started again.
In the 50th minute of the game, Nice scored a goal, Lille fell 0-1 away and needed a goal. And just 8 minutes after Nice scored, Lille tied the score. In the 58th minute of the game, Araujo took the ball on the right side of the frontcourt. He saw Yilmaz on the left side of the frontcourt. Araujo made a long pass to Yilmaz, who stopped the ball on the left side of the penalty area. After a burst shot, the ball flew into the goal, Yilmaz helped Lille tie the score.
So far, Yilmaz has played 8 times in Ligue 1 and scored 4 goals. He has also become the best in Lille