Turkish Giants Galatasaray are reportedly preparing a massive bid for Aston Villa’s Marvelous Nakamba.
The Zimbabwe international has fallen out of favour with Dean Smith, only getting 13 minutes in the Premier League this season.
According to a Turkish publication, Dirilis Postası, Galatasaray are prepared to offer the former an annual salary of €850 000 (R15.6 million), if he switches to Turkey.
“After successfully playing in Club Brugge for two years, a Galatasaray claim was made for Nakamba, who took the road to Aston Villa for 12 million euros last season.
“It was understood that the famous manager William D’Avilla, who had brought players such as Onyekuru, Ndiaye, Etebo and Garry Rodrigues to Galatasaray, will put an end to the transfer.
It was emphasised that the 26-year-old Zimbabwean player, who played in only two matches this season in the Premier League, wanted to go to a team where he could find more game time, and the deal would be made on loan,” the publication stated.
In October, there were reports that Galatasaray failed to prize the Warriors anchorman away from Villa because they did not meet his club’s valuation. However, indications are that they want the midfielder on a loan deal.
His former teammate Mbwana Samatta left the Birmingham side during the summer transfer window after struggling to settle in at the club. The Tanzania national team skipper signed for the Birmingham side in January but ended up struggling for playing time and goals under Smith.
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By FARPost Reporter