Kerem Demirbay, born 3 July 1993, is a German-Turkish footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Demirbay started his career with Schalke 04 but after several years with the academy he joined Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund. In 2012 he made his debut for the Dortmund second team. He then moved to Hamburg on a free transfer in the summer of 2013 and made his Bundesliga debut in the April of 2014. The midfielder was then loaned to 1. FC Kaiserslautern for the 2014/15 season and then to Fortuna Dusseldorf for the 2015/16 season. In the summer of 2016 Hoffenheim paid €1.2 million for his services.