Fenerbahce representatives have held early talks with Robin van Persie’s agent Kees Vos in Düsseldorf according to the Turkish newspaper Sabah.
The Istanbul Giants are understood to be preparing a three-year-deal worth €20 million for Van Persie. The report goes onto state that the Netherlands international is interested in a move to Fenerbahce if they can secure UEFA Champions League football next season.
The 31-year-old’s contract with Manchester United runs out in July 2016 and is unlikely to be offered a new contract.
Van Persie has three assists and ten goals in 26 appearances for Manchester United this season.
United are currently forth in the Premier League with 59 points in 30 games and take on Aston Villa next weekend.
Fenerbahce find themselves in third place in the Super Lig with 53 points in 25 games. The Yellow Canaries travel to Rize to take on Caykur Rizespor in the next round of games.