Man Utd scouts present during Germany v France encounter

Besiktas' Mario Gomez reacts during the UEFA Europa League Group H football match between KF Skenderbeu and Besiktas JK at the Elbansan Arena in Elbasan on September 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / GENT SHKULLAKU (Photo credit should read GENT SHKULLAKU/AFP/Getty Images)

Manchester United scouts were present during Germany’s clash with France to monitor Mario Gomez according to the Turkish newspaper Fanatik.

The daily sports paper states that United scouts were also present during Besiktas’ victory in the league last week.

France ended up winning the game 2-0 but the match was overshadowed by the attacks that took place in the capital.

At least 120 people were killed after multiple terror attacks in the French capital, a further 180 injured and 99 in hospital in critical condition.

Beşiktaş president Fikret Orman has revealed that the club would only consider offers of €20 million and above for Mario Gomez over the summer transfer window.

The Black Eagles do not however, currently have a permanent deal with the Germany international who is on loan from Fiorentina. The Black Eagles do however, have a release clause which will be activated before the end of the season.

Gomez has hit the ground running at Beşiktaş scoring nine times already this season and has attracted interest from Manchester United according to the Telegraph.

The 30-year-old was recalled to the Germany national team recently after impressing for Beşiktaş this season. The Black Eagles are currently first in the Turkish Super League two points clear of Fenerbahçe.

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