Jack Wilshere has confirmed his 17-year stint at Arsenal will be coming to an end once his contract runs out.
Wilshere will be a free agent at the end of the month.
The England midfielder has had no shortage of interest. Turkish-Football reported Galatasaray and Fenerbahce expressing an interest.
The Lions have made the first move according to the Fotomac sports newspaper, launching a €3.5m per-season offer for the 26-year-old.
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Per the source, Wilshere is keen on staying in England but the Istanbul based outfit believe they can offer him the chance to shine on the biggest stage.
Galatasaray will compete in the Champions League group stage next season after winning the league title for the 21st time.
The Lions would be able to offer Wilshere first-team football on lucrative wages.
Additionally, head coach Fatih Terim has made the midfielder a transfer priority and believes his management style would unlock Wilshere’s potential.
The Istanbul based outfit are in the market for a creative midfielder and are keen on conducting business as early as possible.
Wilshere has also attracted interest from Southampton, West Ham, Wolves, Sampdoria and AC Milan according to the Mirror.