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Yusuf Yazici

Trabzonspor face growing interest in attacking midfielder Yusuf Yazici.

Haberturk claim that AC Milan and Inter Milan have become the latest sides to join the race for the Turkey international.

Per the source, the Italian sides are prepared to pay €15 million for the 21-year-old.

Both Milan sides have been keeping close tabs on the attacking midfielder for the past two-years.

Bundesliga outfit Hannover 96 have also made an offer, for a lower fee of €10 million but are willing to include a 25 percent future sell on clause.

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Sources at Trabzonspor club have told Turkish-Football that Tottenham are also interested in Yazici.

Spurs scouted the player throughout the season and are monitoring the situation.

Trabzonspor general coordinator Ozkan Sumer did open up about recent reports regarding an offer but would not name the club involved.

“I can’t say much about the reported offer,” Sumer said.

“I am not sure who is spreading this story. 

“We have been contacted by a few clubs but there is nothing to say right now.”

Yazici is represented by the same agent as Mesut Ozil, Erkut Sogut.

The playmaker of Turkish origin told the Hurriyet newspaper: “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.”

Sogut did recently open up about the future of his client revealing Yazici has received offers from the Premier League, as well as Germany and Italy.

“He was born in born in 1997, he was selected among UEFA’s 50 most promising players. He is ahead of Cengiz Under, half of Europe is interested in Yusuf,” Sogut said.

“He is the most promising youngster in Turkey, he scored 10 goals in the league this season. His technique is brilliant, we have offers from Italy, from the Premier League, from Germany and Spain.”