Galatasaray join the race for West Ham target Arif Demir
Galatasaray have joined the race to sign France Ligue 2 side Nancy’s right back Arif Demir.
The French football website Footmercato has stated that Galatasaray, Kayserisrpor, West Ham and Sporting Lisbon have sent scouts to monitor the young defender.
The report goes onto state that Kayserispor are the only team to have offered the 18-year-old a contract so far.
Demir has played 12 games for Nancy’s U21 side this season and has international caps for Turkeys U17 and U18 sides.
Galatasaray were unable to make transfers during the Winter transfer market due to their financial situation. The Lion’s are however making preparations ahead of next season’s league campaign.
The Istanbul Giants sit in third place with 45 points in 20 games and take on Sivasspor this weekend in the Turkish Super League.