Fenerbahce linked with Liverpool & Arsenal target Luiz Adriano

Fenerbahce have joined the race to sign Shakhtar Doneskt striker Luiz Adriano according to Futbol Arena.

The 28-year-old’s whose contract with the Ukrainian side expires in January 2016, is expected to turn down a contract extension and leave the club.

The report goes onto state that Fenerbahce are in talks with the player but are unwilling to pay the signing on fee demanded by the players agent.

The Premier League duo Liverpool and Arsenal have both been linked with Adriano by the Express.

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Adriano has confirmed that he will be leaving Shakhtar, although he intends to remain in Ukraine until his deal expires.

“My plan is to respect the contract, which has not been renewed and will expire in December 2015,” Adriano was quoted as saying by the Express.

“I am in a good moment of my career and we’ll do what will be best for me and for the club.

“With my contract set to expire and many good performances, it will be difficult to stay in Ukraine.”

Adriano has 11 assists and 21 goals in 31 appearances for Shakhtar this season.