Arsenal target Orkun Kokcu signs five-year deal with Feyenoord

LAGOS, PORTUGAL - FEBRUARY 09: Jean-Manuel Mbom (L) of Germany U17 challenges Orkun Kokcu (R) of Netherlands U17 during the Algarve International Tournament U17 Match between Netherlands U17 and Germany U17 on February 10, 2017 in Lagos, Portugal. (Photo by Ricardo Nascimento/Getty Images)

Turkey U21 international Orkun Kokcu has signed a five-year contract extension with Feyenoord.

The 19-year-old has been closely linked with a move to Arsenal over recent months.

Feyenoord confirmed the latest development with a Tweet on their official account.

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It remains to be seen how the new deal will effet a potential move to the North London based side but it would suggest that he will set put this summer at least.

The Gunners were reported to be in talks with Feyenoord over a potential £23m transfer for Kokcu according to the Daily Mail.

The young midfielder is expected to stay at Feyenoord this summer as a result of signing the new deal.

Kokcu has established himself as a first-team star for the Eredivisie outfit.

The Dutch first-tier was canceled as a result of coronavirus disruptions so the Netherlands born Turkey international will have a long rest this summer.

Kokcu had three goals and six assists in 35 appearances for Feyenoord this season.