Besiktas chairman claims Gokhan Tore will join West Ham on loan

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West Ham United appear set to sign Gokhan Tore on loan from Besiktas in the summer transfer window.

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Besiktas chairman Fikret Orman has been quoted as saying by Turkish Football that Gokhan Tore has been loaned out to West Ham United.

Orman has revealed that an offer from West Ham to secure the services of Tore in the summer transfer window has been accepted as it was good for them.

“We have loaned Gokhan Tore to West Ham, they made an offer and it appealed to us,” Turkish Football quotes Orman as saying.

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Tore is on the books of Turkish giants Besiktas at the moment and has a contract until June 2019, according to

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic worked with the 24-year-old winger at Besiktas, and it seems that the duo will be reunited at the Olympic Stadium in London next season.

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The Turkey international winger is a very good player and is very experienced, having also played in Germany and Russia in his career so far.

It is not always easy for players coming from the Turkish Super Lig to adapt to the Premier League, but Tore does have experience of English football.

The former Hamburg and Rubin Kazan winger was on the books of Chelsea from 2009 to 2011 and featured for the London club’s Under-21 side.

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