Arsenal join Man United in race for £8m wonder-kid who has been involved in 14 goals in 15 games
Arsenal have become the latest side to join the race for Trabzonspor wonder-kid Yusuf Yazici.
A source close to Trabzonspor revealed to Turkish-Football that Arsenal have been keeping tabs on the 20-year-old.
The Gunners have yet to make an official enquiry for the rising star but they could meet stiff competition from the Premier League and across Europe if they make an offer.
Yazici’s agent Adem Cebeci recently struck a deal with the representative of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil, Dr Erkut Sogut.
Cebeci is keen on his client moving abroad and has struck an agreement with Dr Sogut to plan for a transfer to a major European club in the future.
Turkish-Football recently reported that Manchester United have also been scouting the attacking midfielder.
Lyon sent coach Claudio Caçapa to the Turkish league game between Trabzonspor and Besiktas to keep tabs on their Europa League opponents.
The Lyon man was however, left impressed with Yazici instead according to the Star newspaper.
Borussia Dortmund meanwhile have also joined the race for according to Haberturk.
Per the source, Trabzonspor have set an £8 million price tag for the Turkish Under-21 international.
Yazici has been in great form since breaking into the first team at the start of 2017.
Trabzonspor have lost just one game with Yazici in the starting lineup and that came against league leaders Besiktas.
The Black Sea based side lost 4-3 after a last-gasp winner from Atiba Hutchinson.
Yazici has directly been involved in 14 goals in 15 games this season – five goals and nine assists.
Meanwhile Yusuf Yazıcı who is being scouted by Manchester United provided a wonderful assist for the Turkey u21s pic.twitter.com/fIGo4lVEmx
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