Bayer Leverkusen close in on Man City target

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Bayer Leverkusen are closing in on a deal to sign Altinordu defender Çağlar Söyüncu according to Fanatik.

The Turkish PTT. 1 Lig side reportedly turned down a €2.5 million offer from Frieburg recently.

Bayer  and Koln recently sent scouts to keep tabs on the Turkish international star and Valencia as well as Besiktas have also linked.

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Manchester City are also keeping tabs on Söyüncu a source close to the player told Turkish-Football.com.

Söyüncu is one of the hottest prospects in the current Altınordu setup. The PTT 1. Lig outfit have introduced a policy of only playing club grown footballers.

Altınordu plan to build a side made up fully of players developed by the club and have invested heavily in their extensive youth academy network.

The project has attracted interest from a number of Premier League clubs including City, Liverpool, Stoke City and Norwich City.

The 19-year-old joined Altınordu aged 10 and after a brief period as a forward before establishing himself as a centre-back for the first-team.

Söyüncu has already established himself in the Turkish national team setup and is expected to travel with the squad to the European Championships in France this summer.