Man City receive bid for Belgium international star from Euro Giants but hold out for larger offer

Astana's Serbian midfielder Nemanja Maksimovic (L) fights for the ball with Galatasaray's Belgian defender Jason Denayer during the UEFA Champions League group C football match between FC Astana and Galatasaray AS at the Astana Arena stadium in Astana on September 30, 2015. AFP PHOTO / STANISLAV FILIPPOV (Photo credit should read STANISLAV FILIPPOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Galatasaray have not given up hopes of signing Manchester City star defender Jason Denayer this summer.

The 23-year-old impressed during his second spell with the Istanbul giants and cemented his place in Fatih Terim’s starting eleven.

Denayer spent the season on loan with Galatasaray after failing to break into the Man City squad.

The Lions were interested in loaning Denayer once again this summer however, the Citizens are not looking to loan the Belgium international out.

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According to the Turkish outlet AMK, Galatasaray have subsequently tabled a £3 million offer for the versatile defender. However, Man City are holding out for a bid in the region of £8 million.

Per the source, Denayer is keen on a return to Istanbul following an impressive season with Galatasaray. Furthermore, the Lions will compete in the UEFA Champions League this season following their title success.

Denayer – who has two years remaining on his contract – played 22 games for Galatasaray this season.