Fenerbahce join Liverpool in the race for Simon Kjaer

Chelsea transfer news: Simon Kjaer

Fenerbahce have made the signing of Simon Kjaer from Lille OSC a top priority according to Eurosport TR.

The Istanbul Giants are looking to build a strong squad in preparation for next seasons UEFA Champions League campaign.

The clubs new Director of Football Giuliano Terrano has requested two defenders and a midfielder before the club searches for a new striker.

The report states that Kjaer tops Fenerbahce’s shortlist for defenders and that the Yellow Canaries are preparing to launch a bid for the 26-year-old.

Liverpool have expressed an interest in Kjaer according to L’Équipe. Lille are understood to have slapped a €10 million price tag on the Danish international.

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