Bayern Munich & Tottenham join race for Yunus Malli

Bayern Munich and Tottenham are both interested in Mainz 05 midfielder Yunus Malli according to the BILD.

The 23-year-old midfielder has been in great form the the Bundesliga outfit this season scoring seven times and providing one assist.

Malli played for the Germany U21 side as a youth but has decided to switch allegiances and represent the country of his parents.

The Mainz star was recently called up to the Turkish national team international friendly games against Qatar and Greece where he made his debut.

Malli is expected to join Turkey in the European Championships in France over the summer.

The attacking midfielder was also linked with moved to Borussia Dortmund and Trabzonspor over the summer transfer window.

Malli was born in Germany but is of Turkish descent like several players in the current Crescent-Stars and German national team setup.

Bayer Leverkusen star Hakan Calhanoglu, Besiktas winger Gokhan Tore and Galatasaray midfielder Hamit Altintop were all born in Germany but represent Turkey.

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil and Liverpool midfielder-come-defender Emre Can are both ethnic Turks in the current Germany national team setup.