Man United Midfielder Linked with Galatasaray Switch

Galatasaray supporters celebrate after the football club was crowned champion of Turkey's top division for a record 22nd time on May 19, 2019 in Istanbul. - Galatasaray sealed their 22nd Turkish league title with a dramatic 2-1 win over nearest challengers Istanbul Basaksehir in a capital-city derby marred by violence. (Photo by Yasin AKGUL / AFP) (Photo credit should read YASIN AKGUL/AFP/Getty Images)

With the EURO 2024 just around the corner, the Turkish Süper Lig transfer window is also heating up. The ‘Big Four’ clubs – Galatasaray, Fenerbahçe, Beşiktaş, and Trabzonspor – are all vying to strengthen their squads for the upcoming season.

Galatasaray Makes Bid for Manchester United’s McTominay

One of the most intriguing rumors involves Manchester United’s Scott McTominay, who could be on his way to Turkey. Fanatik report that Galatasaray has submitted an official offer to the Premier League club for the Scottish midfielder.

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McTominay’s Impressive Form

The 27-year-old has been a stalwart in United’s midfield, featuring in 43 matches across all competitions last season. He chipped in with a noteworthy 10 goals and 3 assists during that period. McTominay is also a regular for the Scottish national team and has a contract with Manchester United until 2025. His current market value is estimated to be around €32 million.

Galatasaray’s Double Raid on United?

According to Turkish outlet Fanatik, McTominay is reportedly at the top of Galatasaray manager Okan Buruk’s transfer wishlist. The urgency to secure his signing suggests the Istanbul giants want to finalize the deal as soon as possible. Interestingly, Galatasaray might not be done raiding Manchester United’s squad. Reports also indicate that right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka has been identified as another potential target. The 26-year-old defender made 30 appearances for the Red Devils last season, contributing 3 assists.

Will McTominay Embrace the Challenge?

Whether McTominay opts for a move to the Süper Lig remains to be seen. The prospect of Champions League football with Galatasaray could be a tempting proposition. However, he still has time left on his contract at Manchester United. Fans will be watching closely to see if McTominay becomes the latest player to make the switch from the Premier League to Turkey.