Man United & Tottenham wonder kid target strikes deal newly promoted Turkish league outfit
Gaziantepspor wonder kid Serkan Bakan has attracted widespread after an impressive debut season in the Super Lig.
Bakan’s representative Ibrahim Polat told Eren Sarigul of Turkish-Football that Manchester United and Tottenham have been keeping tabs on the rising star in his latest piece for ESPN.
“Manchester United and Manchester City have been scouting Bakan,” Polat said.
“Several clubs from Germany have also been keeping tabs following his debut season in the Super Lig.
“Despite being 15 years old he already has goals in the cup and league.
“Serkan is a special talent so it is natural for there to be a lot of interest.”
Reports in Turkey claim that Bakan may have found his next club.
Sports outlet Sporx report that newly promoted Super Lig side Goztepe have reached an agreement with Gaziantepspor.
Per the source Bakan has reached an agreement-in-principle with the rising star.
The youngster is expected to sign for Goztepe by the end of the week.
Gaziantepspor were relegated from the Super Lig last season but remain confident they can keep Bakan on their books with the promise of first team football.
The Turkish youth international became the youngest player to ever score in the league and Turkish Cup last season.
Bakan broke the record previously held by Villarreal star Enes Unal, scoring aged 15.