Aston Villa target Çağlayan in talks with European teams says club President

Kayseri Erciyesspor President Ziya Eren has confirmed that Oğulcan Çağlayan is in talks with a club in Europe.

Eren went onto state that talks are at an advanced stage and a serious offer has been made to the club.

“We are currently in talks with a European club over Çağlayan,” Eren was quoted as saying by Futbol Arena.

“The have tabled a serious offer, talks are ongoing.”

Lat week we reported that Aston Villa had launched a surprise bid for Erciyesspor’s Çağlayan according to sources.

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Çağlayan is a highly rated 19-year-old striker who provided two assists and scored six goals for Erciyesspor last season.

The young striker has been capped for the U-16,U-17,U-18 and U-19 Turkish national teams.

Çağlayan joined Erciyesspor from Gaziantepspor in February 2015 for €365,000. The Turkey U-19 international now has a market value of €2 million.

Erciyesspor were relegated from the Turkish Super Lig last season after picking up just 27 points in 34 games.

Aston Villa ended the Premier League season in 17th place with 38 points in 38 games.