Turkish giants President in London to hold talks with Chelsea over Nigerian ace

Kenneth Omeruo

Besiktas President Fikret Orman is set to hold talks with Chelsea over the loan transfer of Kenneth Omeruo.

A source close to the club has told Turkish-Football that the Besiktas President has arrived in London and will hold talks with the Blues this week. Per-the-source the Black Eagles want to negotiate a €700,000 loan fee with a €4 million release clause option included in the deal.

Besiktas have been in talks with Chelsea for over a month over the transfer according to BBC African football specialist Oluwashina Okeleji who confirmed that talks between the two clubs were ongoing to Turkish-football.

“Besiktas are in advanced talks with Chelsea but nothing has been agreed with the player,” Okeleji said.

Omeruo joined Chelsea as a youngster in 2011 but was unable to play for the Blues due to not having a work permit. The young defender has enjoyed loan spells in Holland and most recently Turkey where he excelled at Kasimpasa.

The Nigeria international is expected to remain in Turkey this season and joined Turkish champions Besiktas on loan where he will be able to gain Champions League experience.

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