Southampton scout Manchester City defender during Champions League clash

Astana's Serbian midfielder Nemanja Maksimovic (L) fights for the ball with Galatasaray's Belgian defender Jason Denayer during the UEFA Champions League group C football match between FC Astana and Galatasaray AS at the Astana Arena stadium in Astana on September 30, 2015. AFP PHOTO / STANISLAV FILIPPOV (Photo credit should read STANISLAV FILIPPOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Southampton sent scouts to monitor Jason Denayer during Galatasaray’s clash with Benfica in the UEFA Champions League according to Club Call.

Denayer is currently on a season long loan at the Istanbul based club from Manchester City. The Belgium international played at right-back during Galatasaray’s 2-1 defeat in Portugal.

The 20-year-old defender has found himself played in an unorthodox role as a right-back but has managed to keep Galatasaray veteran full-back Sabri Sarıoğlu out of the team.

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Denayer has had no trouble settling into life in Turkey in fact he has already developed a taste for one of the most popular drinks in the country; tea or çay (chai) as the locals call it.

The young defender shared an Instagram post having a traditional ‘cuppa’ alongside the caption: “çay… #do#you#think#there#is#better?#i#dont#think#so.”

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Galatasaray were defeated by Benfica in the Champions League yesterday evening and take on Rizespor in the league on Saturday.

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