Jose Mourinho ‘may listen to offers’ for Man United ace targeted by Turkish minnows in shock move to bolster chances of Champions League success
Turkish minnows Basaksehir are plotting an ambitious move for Manchester United winger Ashley Young according to reports in Turkey.
The Sun report that the Super Lig runners-up are targeting a move for the experience United ace.
Per the source, Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho ‘may listen to offers’.
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Young, 31, is entering the last 12 months of his contract at United and has yet to extend his deal.
Basaksehir surprised many finishing the league as runners-up and reaching the Turkish Cup final.
The Istanbul based outfit booked a place in the Champions League but will have to navigate past two qualification rounds before making the group stages.
Basaksehir did manage to land Emmanuel Adebayor on a free transfer in January.
The former Arsenal, Tottenham, Manchester City and Crystal Palace striker netted seven times in 16 appearances for his new side this season.
Abdullah Avci’s side are keen on making another marquee signing this summer.
The club were only founded 26 years ago in 1990 and have risen up from the amateur leagues to the top-tier.
Basaksehir have earned a reputation as giant killers after beating all three of their main Istanbul rivals – Galatasaray, Fenerbahce, Besiktas – this season.