According to a claim in the Turkish media, Watford have made an offer for Galatasaray defender Ozan Kabak, but it seems the Premier League side have to wait until the summer to have a chance of signing the 18 year old.
Kabak has impressed for Cim Bom this season and has been tracked by other Premier League sides, with Watford seemingly the latest to show an interest.
Aspor report the Hornets have tabled a bid in the region of €10m to sign Kabak in this transfer window but Galatasaray manager Faith Terim has confirmed the player will remain with the club for the time being.
Speaking to the Istanbul club’s TV station, Terim said: “Our academy is very important for us. I have always said this. We are putting lots of hard work in with these players and consistently giving them a chance. As Galatasaray supporters, we are of course looking for these players to serve Galatasaray first, before making a move to the European clubs.”
He added: “Of course, they will have the reward for their hard work. We are also okay for them to leave at the right time. With Ozan, it’s no different. His time will come, but it is not now. He will stay with us for the time being.”
It’s possible Watford will face competition from other clubs for the youngster’s signing, at least if the Turkish media can be believed.