Besiktas Make Offer For Stoke City Defender Bruno Martins Indi

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 02: Christian Doidge of Bolton and Bruno Martins Indi of Stoke City in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Bolton Wanderers at Bet365 Stadium on October 2, 2018 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Besiktas have made an offer for Stoke City defender Bruno Martins Indi according to Fanatik.

Per the source, the Black Eagles have managed to negotiate a deal for €4m down from the Potters initial asking price of €6m.

The report goes onto claim that an official announcement confirming the deal is expected today or tomorrow.

Besiktas had initially made a loan offer which Stoke ended up rejecting.

The Championship outfit demanded €6m initially but appear prepared to accept €4m which would be paid in four equal installments.

Martins joined Stoke on a £6.93m [Transfermarkt] deal from Porto in August 2017 and scored one goal in 37 appearances in all competitions last term.

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The defender does have another three-years remaining on his current Stoke contract.

Besiktas have made strengthening defence a priority over the transfer window.

The Black Eagles finished last season in 3rd place last season and have booked a place in the Europa League.