Arsenal defender offered to European giants

Galatasaray's German forward Lukas Podolski jumps for the ball during the UEFA Champions League football match between Galatasaray AS and SL Benfica at the Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleks stadium in Istanbul on October 21, 2015. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC (Photo credit should read BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal full-back Mathieu Debuchy has been offered to Galatasaray according to the clubs Sporting Director Levent Nazifoğlu.

Nazifoğlu told that while Debuchy had been offered to the Lion’s, no official offer has been made.

Meanwhile, Turkish sports journalist Gökmen Özdemir recently shared a tweet stateing that Arsenal have accepted a loan bid Galatasaray.

However, the Lion’s are yet to agree personal terms with the French defender. ‘Arsenal and Galatasaray have reached an agreement on Debuchy. The player with his family are expected to make the final decision,’ Özdemir Tweeted.

Debuchy spent the second half of last season on loan at Ligue 1 outfit Bordeaux but only made nine appearances due to injury. Galatasaray previously signed the Ivory Coast international right-back Emmanuel Eboue from Arsenal.

The France international still has another three-years remaining on his Arsenal contract but has made just 12 appearances for the club since joining in July 2014.

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