Galatasaray have agreed personal terms with the Reading midfielder Jem Karacan according to Turkish-Football.com sources.
The 26-year-old is set to sign a three-year deal with the Istanbul Giants by the end of the week.
Karacan was in Istanbul to view the Galatasaray v Besiktas derby towards the end of May.
The 26-year-old Tweeted that he would be traveling to Istanbul then followed it up with a picture in the TT Arena along with the caption “#Gala.”
Karacan has been linked with Galatasaray in the past and the Lion’s could be on the look-out for a new midfielder with Yekta Kurtulus rumoured to be on his way out of the club.
The Turkey U23 international’s contract with reading expires at the end of the season meaning Karacan is free to hold talks with any club.
Karacan has one goal and one assist in 11 appearances for Reading this season.