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Liverpool & Arsenal keeping tabs on Man Utd target Burak Yilmaz

2013-02-27 10:03:19

Burak Yilmaz is the current leading scorer in the Champions League

Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal are keeping close tabs on Galatasaray striker Burak Yilmaz.

Also Talksport, published a recent report which claimed Alex Ferguson was impressed with the Turkish international strikers performance against Manchester United in the Champions League group stages.

Burak scored against United when they met in November and has gone onto score 7 goals in seven European appearances.

The 27-year-old striker is the leading scorer in the competition along with Cristiano Ronaldo and his goals to minutes and shot ratio is marginally better.

Burak has only played 591 minutes and taken 16 shots on target - Ronaldo has played 630 minutes and taken 31 shots on target.

Speaking before training today, Burak told Radyospor, "It's an honour to be associated with such club.

"However, all that's on my mind is providing for my team and working together with my teammates to achieve our goals."

Domestically Burak has scored 62 goals in his last 71 league games including 14 goals in 19 games this season and also has the highest number of assists for the Lions (6).

Burak was signed by Galatasaray for €5 million last summer from Trabzonspor.

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