Borussia Dortmund have joined the race for Trabzonspor starlet Yusuf Yazici.
The German giants have been keeping close tabs on the rising star a source close to Trabzonspor revealed to Turkish-Football.
Dortmund scouts were left impressed with Yazici’s display in the 4-1 win over Akhisar before the international break.
The 21-year-old put on a man of the match display scoring a brace.
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Yusuf Yazıcı scored a brace in Trabzonspor’s 3-1 victory
Mesut Özil – ‘Yusuf reminds me of myself’ pic.twitter.com/H1FsQOF64f
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Dortmund have not made an official bid but have made an enquiry for the rising star and are expected to scout Yazici over the international break.
The latest developments may come as a concern to Arsenal who have also been scouting the attacking midfielder.
Arsenal have also been closely linked with the attacking midfielder.
Yazici’s agent Erkut Sogut also represents Mesut Ozil who just happens to be a big fan of the Trabzonspor ace.
Ozil recently waxed lyrical about him in an interview with the Sabah newspaper.
The playmaker of Turkish origin said: “I really like Trabzonspor duo Yusuf Yazici and Abdulkadir Omur, they are incredible talents.
“Yusuf Yazici is an amazing No 10.
“We have a lot of similarities and I myself in him.
“His left foot, his position, his close passing and calmness on the ball.
“We will see Yusuf at a big European club in the near future.”
Trabzonspor value Yazici as being worth £17.5 million.