Arsenal ready to land Turkish midfielder from Besiktas for a huge deal

Arsenal ready to land Turkish midfielder from Besiktas for a huge deal

- Arsenal are reportedly in hot pursuit for Turkish international Oguzhan Ozyakup from Besiktas

- Ozyakup is currently in the last six months of his contract due to expire at the end of the seasn

-The Besiktas captain was formerly with the Gunners but left after finding it hard to play first team football

Arsenal have reportedly made a bumper offer for former player and Turkish international Oguzhan Ozyakup.

The midfielder’s contract with Beksitas expires at the end of this summer and will become a free agent and a return to Arsenal is reportedly his top priority.

According to Turkish outlet Aksam, the Gunners have filed undisclosed offer but believed to be a huge offer for the 25-year-old midfielder.

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The report states that Arsene Wenger has had personal conversations with Ozyakup regarding a summer transfer back to England.

After enjoying four years at Arsenal at the early stages of his playing, the source suggests that he is "seriously considering" a return to the North London club.

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Ozyakup joined the Gunners in 2008 from AZ Alkmaar in Holland, before making his competitive debut in 2011.

After a torrid time in London, Ozyakup joined the Turkish giants in 2012 for a reported fee of £500,000 following his inability to enter into mainstream team of the Gunners.

However, the Besiktas captain has since established himself as one of Turkey's most promising prospects with two consecutive Turkish Super Lig wins with Besiktas.

Besiktas fallen short this term, and are currently fourth in the table after 21 games but Wenger is keen to add another midfielder to his ranks as his sixth-placed side continue to lack consistency in the Premier League.

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