Juventus Rule Out January Exit For Kenan Yildiz

The talented forward Kenan Yildiz has caught the eye of Fenerbahce, Galatasaray, and Besiktas but Juventus has ruled out any possibility of a transfer or loan deal, sources told Turkish-Football.

Fenerbahce and Galatasaray made enquiries to take Yildiz on loan in January and offer the young forward playing time.

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Juventus have however, rejected all offers for Yildiz and plan to give him a bigger role in the team after being left with his impressed with his development this season.

Yildiz, who joined Juventus from Bayern Munich’s youth system in July 2022, has made a positive impression since his arrival.

The 18-year-old made his debut for the Turkish national team in the 1-0 away win over Croatia, he then started and scored in the 3-2 victory over Germany and put on an impressive display in the 1-1 draw against Wales which secured a first place finish in the Euro 2024 qualification group.

Yildiz has earned a promotion to the first team this season and has made five Serie A appearances.

Despite interest from the Turkish clubs Juve is adamant about keeping Yildiz and nurturing him into a prominent player.