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Should Leicester City cash in on Caglar Soyuncu?

Caglar Soyuncu closes down Marc Albrighton during the Leicester City training session at Belvoir Drive Training Complex on October 18, 2018 in Leicester, United Kingdom.

Leicester City's big-money summer signing Caglar Soyuncu has failed to meet his expectations but should the Foxes offload him in the summer?

Leicester City defender Caglar Soyuncu (4) during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and Leicester City at the John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield on Saturday 6th April 2019.

According to a report from Turkish outlet Fanatik, Fenerbahce are keen on signing Leicester's Caglar Soyuncu in the summer transfer window.

The report says that Fenerbahce's sporting director Damien Comolli'nin will fly over to the United Kingdom to hold talks with Leicester City over the possibility of a summer move. However, selling Soyuncu after just one season in the Premier League makes very little sense irrespective of his performances. 

 

The young Turk has started just four games since making the switch from Bundesliga side Freiburg for a fee reported to be around £19 million last summer. Soyuncu has struggled to get into the squad ahead of Leicester's first choice centre-halves Harry Maguire and Jonny Evans but the Turk is still only 22 and has a ton of time left to prove himself. 

Maguire's brilliant performances this season has attracted a number of big clubs and Leicester could well be without their star defender at the start of next season. Losing him would leave Leicester with just Evans and skipper Wes Morgan who are both on the wrong side of 30. 

Karlan Grant of Huddersfield Town races past Caglar Soyuncu of Leicester City during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and Leicester City at John Smith's Stadium on April...

Soyuncu has the potential to be a regular starter for the Foxes if given regular game time but even if he can't secure a starting role at the club, he is a wonderful option to have as a backup. 

Soyuncu's final season in the Bundesliga showed the world how good he can be and his aggressive style combined with his fantastic ability on the ball makes him a brilliant fit to the Premier League and Leicester should at no cost let him leave in the summer. 

Caglar Soyuncu of Leicester City during the Leicester City training session at Belvoir Drive Training Complex on April 04, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom.

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