Agent reveals Arsenal interest in impressive Bundesliga starlet

Doug Mendoza
March 20, 2017

Arsenal are looking at the possibility of making a summer move for Stuttgart starlet Berkay Ozcan, his agent has revealed.

The German outfit are pushing for a return to the Bundesliga and the 19-year-old midfielder has played a key part in helping them to the top of the table. Bundesliga side in August, and has gone on to play 18 times in all competitions after earning a regular spot in Hannes Wolf's side. Playmaker Mesut Ozil could have represented Turkey at global level but instead chose to play for Germany, with whom he won the World Cup in 2014.

It remains unknown as to whether or not Arsenal will definitely be placing a bid for the Stuttgart star come the summer, but Özcan's agent has made it more than clear that Arsenal along with many other top European clubs, are interested in acquiring his services come the summer.

He said: "Many top clubs are interested in Berkay". "Arsenal have Berkay on their list, but at the moment he is focusing on Stuttgart's resurgence".

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And there may well have been further suggestion that Arsenal are looking to sign the Turkish youth global last week as long-term Arsenal scout Jurgen Kost claimed he was watching a player that fits Ozcan's description.

The German club now sit top of the Bundesliga 2 table and are aiming for promotion back to the top flight for next season.

Ozcan was quoted in 2015 as saying: "Ozil is my idol, he visits us regularly and always give his support, he has helped me a lot".

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