Fanatik report Galatasaray are set to enter a decisive week in their pursuit of Stoke City midfielder Badou Ndiaye.
Ndiaye has been linked with a return to the Turkish club this summer despite only signing for Stoke City in the last transfer window.
The Turkish newspaper report Galatasaray officials will hold further talks with Stoke City next week, and the Istanbul club are hoping an agreement can be reached.
Galatasaray have reportedly already agreed personal terms with the player and Fanatik say they are now looking convince Stoke City over a loan deal for the Senegal international.
Fanatik report there’s no panic, and if Ndiaye stays at Stoke City beyond deadline day after failing to move to an English club, then Galatasaray may feel they a better have a chance to complete a deal, as their deadline is the 31st August.
That would be at odds with the prediction of a decisive week.
Ndiaye’s agent has previously stated his client is ready to go back to Galatasaray, and that they are waiting on approval from Stoke City.