Besiktas president set to hold London meeting with Chelsea for striker

Besitkas club president Fikret Orman is set to hold a meeting with Chelsea directors in London and will discuss the transfer of Loic Remy according to Lig Tv.

The Black Eagles have made signing a replacement for Mario Gomez a priority this summer. The Germany intentional was leading scorer for the Super Lig champions last season but revealed that he will not be returning this summer.

The Istanbul giants attempted to loan Remy but the Blues revealed that they will only accept a permanent offer for the French striker.

The Daily Mail meanwhile report that the Blues have given Remy the green light to leave should Romelu Lukaku join from Everton.

Besiktas have received a €10 million windfall following Fenerbahce’s exit from the Champions League playoff.

The Istanbul giants have to be careful with their spending this summer due to FFP but the board are willing to loosen the purse strings now that they will be the sole Turkish representatives in the Champions League this season.

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