West Ham, Everton blow as Wilshere set to sign for Turkish giants

Date published: Thursday 28th June 2018 2:55

Jack Wilshere is in Turkey to finalise a move to Fenerbahce, according to reports.

Wilshere is leaving Arsenal when his contract expires this summer, after 10 years at the club.

He has been a target for several Premier League clubs, including West Ham, Crystal Palace and Everton, but looks set to disappoint them by moving to Turkey on a free transfer.

Milliyet report that Wilshere has flown to Turkey to sign for the club, who finished 2nd in the Turkish Super Lig in 2017-18. They will enter the Champions League at the third qualifying round next season.

Former Arsenal scout Damien Comolli is currently sporting director at the Istanbul club, and is hoping to use his connection to secure Wilshere’s signature.

Fenerbahce are prepared to offer Wilshere a long-term contract, which makes them a more attractive destination than West Ham, who were reportedly only going to offer the 26-year-old a one-year deal.

According to Turkish-Football, Super Lig rivals Besiktas and Galatasaray are also interested in Wilshere.

 

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