Galatasaray Respond To Reports That Cardiff City Have Signed €9m Deal For Man United Target Ozan Kabak

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ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 24: Ozan Kabak of Galatasaray in action against Yeven Konoplyanka of Schalke during the Group D match of the UEFA Champions League between Galatasaray and FC Schalke 04 at Turk Telekom Arena on October 24, 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Alexander Scheuber/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Cardiff City reportedly struck a €9m deal with Galatasaray over the transfer of Ozak Kabak today according to reports in the Turkish media.

Turkish-Football have been informed by sources at Galatasaray that there is in fact, no agreement with Cardiff.

The Premier League outfit are interested in the young defender and have been scouting him as have several other clubs including Manchester United and Roma.

As things stand, the Lions have not received an official bid for the 18-year-old.

Galatasaray are in the process of negotiating a new deal with the young centre-back. Kabak will be out of contract in 2020 unless he signs a new contract.

The reigning Super Lig champions want Kabak to sign a five-year deal that would see a €20m release clause included.

Kabak signed a professional contract with the club last year after rising through the youth teams.

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Kabak rose through the academy ranks before being brought into the first team following a defensive crisis.

The Turkey international impressed head coach Fatih Terim in his first start against Kasimpasa in September that he ended up keeping him on as first-choice defender.

Kabak has 16 starts this term including four in the Champions League.