Arsenal prepared to bid for Trabzonspor attacking midfielder Yusuf Yazici
Trabzonspor attacking midfielder Yusuf Yazici has emerged as a surprise target for Arsenal in the winter transfer window.
Arsenal are set to sign Trabzonspor attacking midfielder Yusuf Yazici, according to the football transfer rumours in Turkish media.
The Turkey international has joined Trabzonspor in 2008. The 20-year-old has a valid contract with Trabzonspor until June 2022.
Yazici made 41 appearances across all competitions for Trabzonspor, scoring 9 goals and supplying 15 assists in return.
The 20-year-old is considered to be one of the best attacking midfielders in Turkey.
The Turkey international has been in outstanding form for Trabzonspor this season.
Yusuf Yazici has represented Turkey at Under-19 and Under-21 level, winning 6 caps and scoring one goal, before making his senior international debut in June 2017. As a member of Turkey national football team, Yazici has won two caps.
Arsene Wenger wants to sign a new attacking midfielder this winter and Yusuf Yazici is one of the names at the top of his wishlist. He has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented young players across the globe.
The report claims that Arsenal manager has extensively scouted Yusuf Yazici and is considering a move for the attacking midfielder.
Arsenal will be desperate to make an impact in winter transfer window.
The 20-year-old would be a very good addition for Arsenal and they can afford him as well.
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According to the report in Turkish media, Arsenal are prepared to offer 13 million euros but Trabzonspor want in the region of 20 million euros for the Turkish international. Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid, Monaco, AC Milan and Sevilla are all reported to have made an offer for Yazici.
How strong that interest is and whether Arsenal will make a winter move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.
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