Recep Türköz joins Manchester United on trial

17-year-old Recep Türköz joins Manchester United on trial [divider]

Tokatspor youth Recep Türköz has joined Manchester United on trial.

The 17-year-old hopes to win a place in the Manchester United academy.

Türköz was spotted playing for the Mehmet Akif Ersoy college team in a youth tournament organised by Nike.

Mehmet Akif Ersoy Lisesi coach Emre Dursun said, “If Recep is selected he will stay in England, he is a great prospect and already plays for the Tokatspor U19 side. 

“He scored just about every week and has the potential to make the Manchester United academy.”

Türköz will travel to Manchester on 27 Novenmber and spend five days in Manchester on trial after which the club will decide on his future.

The 17-year-old was also called up to the Turkish U17 side following his performances at the youth tournament.