Reports in Turkey claim Tottenham have struck a deal to sign Cengiz Under.
Reports in Turkey are claiming that Tottenham Hotspur have struck a deal to sign talented winger Cengiz Under.
Turkish news outlet Ajansspor report that Under will sign from Istanbul Basaksehir, who finished second in the Turkish Super Lig this past season.
Cengiz Under is just 19, and has had an impressive campaign, after signing for just £600,000 from Altinordu last summer.
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Ajansspor report Tottenham and Basaksehir have agreed a fee worth nine million Euros - which equates to £7.8 million.
The teenager played 31 league games this past season, scoring seven goals and providing five assists from the left wing.
He added another two goals to his tally with strikes in the Turkish Cup and one assist.
Under would be a bargain signing for Tottenham in a position of need, although he would be a gamble as he is unproven outside his homeland. Spurs have had trouble with getting foreign wingers to adapt in successive summers, with Clinton N'Jie and Kevin N'Koudou both disappointing.
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Under is a senior Turkish international already, playing twice and scoring one goal.
Despite the claims an agreement has been struck, Ajansspor reported in a later article that Basaksehir club president Goksel Gumusdag poured cold water on the rumours.
He told Radyospor of the current situation: "There is no such thing at present."
If Spurs can get the deal over the line, Cengiz Under will become their first signing of the summer. The situation though clearly looks a little more complex than it was initially suggested.
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