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Arsenal are believed to be interested in re-signing Besiktas midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup.
The 25-year-old has developed into a top class midfielder since leaving the Arsenal academy five years ago.
Ozyakup who is now a fan favorite at Besiktas has become a prominent member of the team playing a prominent role in back-to-back league title wins.
Wenger who is understood to be keen on reinvigorating his midfield next year is understood to be monitoring a few quality options, amongst them is Ozyakup while some reports are claiming that Ozyakup is actually being targeted by the gaffer as a potential replacement for Mesut Ozil.
Whilst the German international has not ruled out extending his stay at the Emirates beyond the current campaign, there is no news to report regarding any progress on an extension to his contract that runs out at the end of the season indicating he could very well be leaving for free next summer.
Since joining Besiktas from Arsenal in 2012, Ozyakup’s rise has not gone unnoticed by his former boss as Turkish reports via Daily Cannon are reporting that Arsenal are prepared to pay £10 million for him in January.
That would represent a huge return for the Turkish champions who signed him from Arsenal for a mere £400k.
The 25-year-old who has in the past made no secret of the fact he intends on returning to Arsenal in the future has featured a whopping 195 times in all competitions for Besiktas thus far, scoring 27 goals and assisting a further 44 in the process.