Trabzonspor pull out of race for Arsenal target Tolgay Arslan [divider]
Trabzonspor have released a statement on their official website confirming they have pulled out of the race to sign HSV Hamburg midfielder Tolgay Arslan.
The statement read: “Trabzonspor had agreed with terms with Tolgay Arslan and his father however, a number of events that conflict with what we stand for as a club have resulted in us pulling out of the deal.”
Trabzonspor president İbrahim Hacıosmanoğlu and manager Ersun Yanal held talks with Arslan, the images were leaked on social media.
Beşiktaş are reported to be on the verge of signing Arslan, the 24-year-old is expected to sign for the Black Eagles tomorrow.
Arslan can enter direct talks with other clubs as his contract is set to run out at the end of the season.
Arsenal have also been keeping close tabs on Arslan according to the Daily Mail.
The hard working midfielder has two assists in 15 appearances in all competitions for HSV this season.
Arslan can represent either Turkey or Germany at international level but has vowed to play for the Crescent-Stars.