Leicester City midfielder Gokhan Inler has arrived in Turkey ahead of completing his move to Besiktas a source close to the Istanbul giants told Turkish-football.com.
The Black Eagles released a statement on the official club website confirming that negotiations with the Foxes are officially underway.
The statement read: “Talks with Leicester City over the transfer of Gokhan Inler are underway.”
Inler was pictured at Istanbul Ataturk Airport this morning arriving on a plane from Stanstead airport.
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Inler joined the Premier League champions from Napoli last season but struggled for playing time making just five appearances in all competitions.
The Switzerland international has years of top level experience playing Serie A, Premier League, Champions League football.
Inler was born in Switzerland but will be able to play under a domestic status in Turkey due to being of Turkish origin.
The midfielder was born in Switzerland but actually grew up in Turkey and is an ethnic Turk.
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