West Ham given transfer boost after Fenerbahce target reveals he wants move

Fenerbahce's Gokhan Gonul (C) vies with Celtic's Nir Bitton (L) and Stuart Armstrong (R) during the UEFA Europa League football match between Fenerbahce and Celtic at Fenerbahce Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on December 10, 2015. / AFP / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

Fenerbahce full-back Gokhan Gonul wants to move to another European leave over the summer he revealed.

Gonul revealed: “You never know what is going to happen next but I want to continue my career in Europe.”

The Turkish international full-back has been closely linked with a move to West Ham over the transfer window.

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Daily newspaper Sabah, the Hammers are interested in signing the 31-year-old and Slaven Bilic is familiar with the Fenerbahce star having spent two seasons coaching Besiktas before moving to the East London based outfit.

Gonul is currently available on a free contract but Fenerbahce are keen on renewing his deal.

Turkish champions Besiktas have also been closely linked with the experienced full-back but have yet to reach an agreement.

Gonul goes into Euro 2016 as Turkey’s first-choice right-back and is expected to play a key role for his side over the course of the tournament.

The 31-year-old right-back provided four assists and one goal in 23 appearances for Fenerbahce this season.

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