According to reports making the round, West Ham have join the race to sign Arsenal’s £15 million target Oğuzhan Özyakup from Besiktas.
The report says Slaven Billic is interested in signing the 23-year-old midfielder who he is familiar with having coached him for 2-years during his stay in Besiktas and they still keep very close ties.
Report also claims West Ham are currently sitting in pole position for the signature of Ozakup as Bilic is more than familiar with the fast rising star as he has coached his during his 2-year stay in Besiktas.
However, the Gunners have continued to show their interest in the star and also they are reportedly been keeping close tabs on him in a bid to sign him in January.
The Metro also reports his impressive form has caught the eyes of heavy competition for his signature from Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan Newcastle and Valencia are reportedly keen for his signature.