The Turkish football experts have revealed that the newly appointed Merengues coach—who replaced Rafael Benitez in the hotseat at the Bernabeu earlier this week—is desperate to recruit offensive reinforcements during the January transfer window.
The French legend has identified Germany international Gomez as a potentially useful addition, and sees the forward as an ideal signing to provide competition for Karim Benzema.
The forward has scored 15 goals and contributed three assists so far this season, and as such, Besiktas are unlikely to sanction a move for the player, who is currently on a two-year loan from Fiorentina.
However, club president Fikret Orman acknowledged that Besiktas would do business if clubs met their €20 million asking price.
Zizou’s interest may prompt Manchester United to make concrete their transfer interest in the player, with sources in Italy noting at the end of 2015 that the Red Devils saw Gomez as a potential solution to their offensive deficiencies.
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