Leicester & Arsenal suffer blow in race to sign ‘new Pogba’ as Turkish giants step up efforts

Oghenekaro Etebo

Leicester & Arsenal suffer blow as Turkish giants move ahead in race to sign ‘new Paul Pogba’ Oghenekaro Etebo

Turkish League giants Fenerbahce have surged ahead in the race to sign Oghenekaro Etebo.

Turkish-Football recently reported that Fenerbahce representatives will fly out to meet with Oghenekaro Etebo this month.

A source close to the club has now revealed that the meeting did take place in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in London.

Etebo’s agent met with Fenerbahce and agreed a deal in principle. The Istanbul giants first need to strike a deal with Etebo’s club Feirense before a contract can be agreed.

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The Sun has reported that both Arsenal and Leicester City are also interested in the 21-year-old midfielder. The Premier League duo have recently sent scouts to monitor the Nigeria international.

While Fenerbahce have pulled ahead in the race to sign Etebo, both Arsenal and Leicester City can still swoop for the in-demand midfielder.

Etebo has been dubbed as the ‘new Paul Pogba’ by Goal recently. The 21-year-old has provided one assist and scored one goal in 15 league apperances this season.