Jean Michael Seri has arrived in Turkey ahead of completing his move to Galatasaray from Fulham.
A Galatasaray source informed Turkish-Football that the deal will be a one-year loan from Fulham with a buyout clause option.
Seri was greeted by a large crowd the Istanbul airport who game him a warm welcome.
Galatasaray shared photographs of his arrival on the official club Twitter account.
? Kulübümüze transferi için görüşmelere başladığımız Jean Michaël Seri İstanbul’a iniş yaptı! pic.twitter.com/OYYO5epLTN
— Galatasaray SK (@GalatasaraySK) July 18, 2019
The 27-year-old will undergo a medical before officially completing his Galatasaray transfer.
The Lions released a statement confirming talks with Fulham over Seri.
Profesyonel futbolcu Jean Michael Seri'nin Kulübümüze geçici transferi konusunda Futbolcu ve Kulübü Fulham FC ile resmi görüşmelere başlanmıştır. pic.twitter.com/cG9yeBc4YO
— Galatasaray SK (@GalatasaraySK) July 17, 2019
The statement is a formality Turkish clubs listed on the stock exchange go through before announcing a transfer.
A statement must be released confirming interest and negotiations before the transfer is announced.
Seri will replace Badou N’Diaye who returns to Stoke City following the end of his loan stay at Galatasaray.
The Lions won the Super Lig title for the second season running last term and booked a place in the 2019-20 Champions League group stage.