Simon Kjaer set to reject Liverpool and West Ham in favour of Fenerbahce

The Danish international defender Simon Kjaer is set to reject offers from Liverpool and West Ham United in favour of a move to Fenerbahce according to TalkSport.

Both Liverpool and West ham have both been monitoring the Lille defender since the start of the year but look like they will miss out on the 26-year-old.

Kjear is currently in Istanbul holding talks with Fenerbahce and is close to putting pen to paper on a three-year deal according to the Hurriyet.

Southampton have also been linked with the former Wolfsburg centre-back as a replacement for Toby Alderweireld.

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The Istanbul giants are planning to strengthen their squad ahead of next seasons UEFA Champions League play-off round.

Fenerbahçe recently appointed Giuliano Terrano as the clubs director of football and Vitor Pereira as manager on a two-year deal last week.

Fenerbahçe finished the league season as runners up and booked a place in the Champions League play-off stages.

The Yellow Canaries will participate in European competition for the first time in two years after serving their UEFA suspension.