Arsenal have gotten an increase in their pursuit of Yusuf Yazici after his agent confessed a big-money move is the Lille midfielder’s aim.

Yazici, 23, has caught the eyes of clubs across Europe after netting two hat-tricks in 3 Europa League matches – away at Sparta Prague and Air Conditioning Milan.

He has also gotten one objective and one assist in Ligue 1 in spite of seeing minimal minutes in the competition, while he is already a skilled global for Turkey, with 27 caps.

Yazici came through the ranks at Trabzonspor in his homeland and was on Arsenal and Manchester United’s radars as a teenage prospect.

He has re-emerged as a target for the Gunners thanks to his display screens this season and the current remarks by representative Adem Cebeci hint a transfer to the Premier League is Yazici’s objective.

” It is necessary to be humble, but Yusuf’s accomplishment of this performance is the outcome of planned and patient work,” Cebeci told Turkish outlet Demiroren News Firm.

” It is truly an honour for the huge clubs to take care of Yusuf. Since Yusuf has goals and is moving towards this goal.

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“( Lille) Sporting director (Luis) Campos likes Yusuf’s video game really much. That’s why he worked hard for his transfer.

” When Yusuf reaches his true capacity, they wish to sell him to great clubs for a very excellent cost, and that doesn’t seem too far.”

A natural attacking midfielder who can also be utilized as a centre-forward, Yazici’s design of play has actually resulted in contrasts with Mesut Ozil.

These were fuelled by the Arsenal guy himself in 2018, when he tipped Yazici to play for a “big European club in the future”.

In an interview with Turkish paper Hurriyet, Ozil added: “I really like Trabzonspor duo Yusuf Yazici and Abdulkadir Omur, they are unbelievable talents.

” Yusuf Yazici is an incredible No. 10. We have a great deal of similarities and I myself in him. His left foot, his position, his close death and calmness on the ball.”

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