Fenerbahce in talks with former Aston Villa target Abdoulaye Ba

Mario Mandzukic West Ham

Fenerbahce have set their signs on Porto’s centre back Abdoulaye Ba according to Eurosport TR.

The report states that the clubs sporting director Giuliano Terraneo has traveled to Lisbon to hold talks with the Portuguese giants.

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Ba has spent the bast two seasons out on loan and is expected to leave the club this summer. Fenerbahce are also in talks with Porto goalkeeper Fabiano.

Both Aston Villa and Southampton launched bids to sign towering Porto defender Abdoulaye Ba on loan last season.

Ba made 20 La Liga appearances for Rayo Vallecano last season. The Senegal international has also previously played for Covilha, Coimbra, Guimaraes and Porto.

Fenerbahçe have already signed Lille defender Simon Kjaer on a four year deal last week as well as Bursaspor duo Fernandao and Şener Özbayraklı.

Fenerbahçe finished the Süper Lig as runners up and booked a place in next seasons Champions League competition.