Report: Aston Villa midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye wanted by Besiktas

The midfielder seems to be on his way out of the club after their relegation.

Reports this week have suggested that Turkish side Besiktas are on the hunt for Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel.

But reports in Turkey are also suggesting that another Premier League player is on their radar.

It is reported by Hurriyet that Aston Villa midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye is firmly on the Turkish side’s radar for the summer.

The report claims that Besiktas have put aside money for Aston Villa’s midfielder Gueye as well as Liverpool’s Skrtel and Torino defender Kamil 

Gueye has impressed in the Premier League regarding his statistics, up there as one of the best interceptors and tacklers in the league this season, but some Aston Villa fans would tell you that those stats are not entirely indicative of good performances.

Besiktas are willing to pay €9 million (£6.9 million) for the player – which would represent a loss for Aston Villa. According to The Guardian the Premier League club paid Lille £9 million for the player in the summer.

Gueye will be unlikely to stay at Villa in the Championship and it seems the midfielder will have plenty of suitors this summer.

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