Besiktas star who has seen value increase 2700% since Arsenal exit could face former side in Champions League group stage

Arsenal have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Besiktas playmaker Oguzhan Ozyakup.

Besiktas star Oguzhan Ozyakup played a key role in his side winning the league title and booking a place in the Champions League group stages.

The Black Eagles have been drawn in Pot 4 and could end up facing Ozyakup’s former side Arsenal in the group stage.

The Gunners have been draw in Pot 2 despite finishing the Premier League in third place.

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The pots will be confirmed following the Champions League playoff round second-leg games which take place mid-week and the draw will go ahead on Thursday.

Ozyakup has seen his value increase a whopping 2700 percent since 2012 when he joined Besiktas on a £425K move from Arsenal according to Transfermarkt.

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Ozyakup left Arsenal in pursuit of first team football and has gone onto become a star player for the Black Eagles winning silverware and attracting interest from across Europe.

UEFA Champions League 2016-17 Group Stage:

POT 1: Real Madrid, Barcelona, Leicester City, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Benfica, Paris Saint-Germain, CSKA Moscow
POT 2: Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Arsenal, Sevilla, Napoli, Bayer Leverkusen, TBC, TBC
POT 2/3: Basel, Tottenham Hotspur
POT 3: Dynamo Kyiv, Lyon, PSV, Sporting CP, TBC, TBC, TBC, TBC
POT 3/4: Club Brugge
POT 4: Besiktas, TBC, TBC, TBC, TBC, TBC, TBC, TBC

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