Report: Cardiff linked to Galatasaray starlet Ozan Kabak

Neil Warnock, Manager of Cardiff City celebrates victory after the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Cardiff City at Griffin Park on March 13, 2018 in Brentford, England.

Despite being linked with Premier League powerhouses Arsenal and Manchester United, Cardiff City are reportedly signing Ozan Kabak.


Ozan Kabak (R) of Galatasaray in action against Jeramain Lens (L) of Besiktas during the Turkish Super Lig soccer match between Besiktas and Galatasaray at Vodafone Park in Istanbul,...

Cardiff City are certainly thinking big as they aim to pull off a remarkable escape from relegation.

L’Equipe claimed last week that The Bluebirds were in talks with Nantes striker Emiliano Sala ahead of a potential £18 million club-record deal. And reports from Turkey are now suggesting that Cardiff could beat some of the biggest clubs in Europe to an exciting young defender.

The Sun claimed in early December that Ozan Kabak of Galatasaray had emerged as a target for Manchester United, Arsenal, Inter Milan and Roma. But could he be on his way to South Wales instead?

 

Possibly, if Fanatik are to be believed. It is understood that Cardiff have sensationally agreed an £8 million deal to sign Kabak who, despite being just 18 years of age, has been a regular at the heart of Galatasaray’s defence this season.

Cardiff manager Neil Warnock celebrates after the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Nottingham Forest at Cardiff City Stadium on April 21, 2018 in Cardiff, Wales.

Now whether Kabak is keen to move to the Cardiff City Stadium remains to be seen, particularly with the likes of Manchester United and Arsenal keeping tabs on him of late.

But this would certainly be a statement from a Cardiff side who seem determined to strengthen and keep their heads above the water.

Weston McKennie of FC Schalke 04 is challanged by Ozan Kabak of Galatasaray  during the Group D match of the UEFA Champions League between FC Schalke 04 and Galatasaray at Veltins-Arena on...

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