Yusuf Yazici bid farewell to Trabzonspor after striking a deal with Ligue 1 outfit Lille.
A Trabzonspor source revealed to Turkish-Football that Lille will pay approximately €19m for Yazici and that a 20 percent future sale clause has been included in the agreement.
Lille Sporting Director Luis Campos was in Turkey last week negotiating a deal for Yazici with Trabzonspor.
The Black Sea based outfit have yet to officially announce the transfer.
The club are expected to put out a statement over the next 24 to 48 hours regarding the move.
Yazici meanwhile, published a statement on his official Instagram page bidding farewell to Trabzonspor and the fans – which he deleted shortly afterwards.
LATEST | Yusuf Yazıcı bids farewell to Trabzonpor. The 22-y/o will become the 3rd 🇹🇷 player at Lille joining Mehmet Zeki Çelik & Ferhat Çoğalan
Lille proving yet again why they are the best in the transfer business
Yazıcı is so talented. Lille will elevate him to the next level pic.twitter.com/HiscNZ6w6o
— Turkish Football (@Turkish_Futbol1) August 3, 2019
The 22-year-old was born in Trabzon and rose through the Trabzonspor youth ranks before breaking into the first team in 2017.
The Turkey international star scored 21 goals and provided 22 assists in 100 appearances for Trabzonspor in all competitions.
The attacking midfielder will join fellow Turkish footballers Mehmet Zeki Celik and Ferhat Cogalan at Lille.