Burnley Prepare £5m Bid For Guven Yalcin, Besiktas Consider Future

Burnley are preparing a £5m offer for Besiktas forward Guven Yalcin according to Fanatik.

Per the source, the Premier League side are interested in Yalcin and that talks are expected to be held with Besiktas.

Black Eagles president Fikret Orman has already turned down offers from Germany but is willing to talk with Burnley.

Yalcin is eligible to play in England without requiring a visa – which is the case for most Turkey international players.

The 19-year-old was born in Germany and is an EU national.

Yalcin would become the second striker Besiktas have sold to the Premier League following the transfer of Cenk Tosun to Everton last January.

The forward joined Besiktas from Bayer Leverkusen last summer on a four-year deal as a free transfer.

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Yalcin had an impressive breakthrough season establishing himself as a first-team star scoring five goals and providing four assists in 19 appearances for the Super Lig outfit.

The report does go onto state that the youngster is happy at Besiktas and would consider staying for another two to three seasons.

Besiktas are currently 3rd in the league, four points behind leaders Galatasaray.

The Black-Whites take on 4th placed Trabzonspor next away from home in the league.