Tottenham Join Race For €15m Rated Fenerbahce Midfielder

Tottenham have joined the race for Fenerbahce midfielder Ismail Yuksek according to Fotomac.

Per the source, Spurs are one of five sides interested in Yuksek; Zenit, Napoli, Milan and Bayer Leverkusen being the other reported side.

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Tottenham have been scouting the 24-year-old and have made enquiries via intermediaries, talks are expected.

Yüksek has become a key player in the Fenerbahçe midfield this season and excelled at international level in the recent Euro 2024 qualifiers.

The dynamic midfielder was one of the key players in the 1-0 away win over Croatia putting on a man of the match display and impressed in the 4-0 win over Latvia.

Against the odds, the Turkish national team booked a place in Euro 2024 following the two victories.

One of the main talking points after the game was Yüksek who was brought into the national team through recently appointed manager Vincenzo Montella.

Yüksek has 10 international caps but was not previously a starter. The midfielder has been given a key role in the new national team setup and has not disappointed.

Fenerbahçe want at least €15m for Yüksek and they have bargaining power as he is under contract until 2027.

Yüksek is a hard working, defensive midfielder who likes to make forward runs from deep and link up with the attack.

Yüksek has one goal and two assists in 14 appearances for Fenerbahce in all competitions this season.