The report goes onto state that the Ghana international is keen on a move to Galatasaray and is close to signing a four-year deal with the Istanbul based club.
Boateng has a year remaining on his contract with Schalke 04 who have placed the 28-year-old on the transfer list. The Bundesliga side are rumoured to be looking for a fee in the region of €5 million.
The former AC Milan star was given a indefinite suspension by the Gelsenkirchen club in the wake of a defeat to Cologne earlier this month.
MLS side New York Red Bulls are also reported to be in the race for the Ghana international according to Gazzetta dello Sport.
Boateng made five assists in 25 appearances for Schalke in all competitions this season.