£35m Arsenal Target Caglar Soyuncu Wants Premier League Move, Talks Ongoing

Freiburg defender Caglar Soyuncu has been closely linked with an Arsenal move.

It all started when Altinordu president Mehmet Ozkan confirmed that his former player will play for the Gunners next season.

“Caglar Soyuncu is set to join Arsenal,” he was quoted as saying by Turkish-Football at International Football Economic Forum held at The Grand Tarabya Hotel in Istanbul.

“Of course we would make a cut from the transfer if he joins Arsenal.

“Arsenal asked us for data on his time at the club, we have put something together for them which will be handed over.”

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The Telegraph followed up with a report claiming the North London based side are nearing a move for the 21-year-old.

Per the source, the Gunners are prepared to pay £35 million for the rising star.

Turkish-Football has learned that Soyuncu wants to play in the Premier League and if fond of living in London.

The players representative Mustafa Dogru will hold talks with Freiburg before traveling to England with talks.

The player, his representatives and former club Altinordu are all pushing for a Premier League move.

Altinordu president Mehmet Ozkan told Turkish-Football that the club aims to have a academy developed player in the Premier League.

The club have a policy of developing a fully academy developed squad by the year 2020 and aim to fund their project by selling players to top-five leagues, preferably the Premier League.

The club feel a move to a high profile Premier League club would bring attention to their project.