Besiktas Remain Keen On Signing Manchester United Full-Back

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Dutchman appears to be heading for Istanbul before the end of the week. 

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Turkish giants Besiktas are still interested in signing unsettled Manchester United defender Alexander Buttner before their own domestic transfer window closes on Friday night, according to reports in the Daily Mail.

The former Netherlands Under-21 international has only been at Old Trafford for a year now, with the 24-year-old having been brought to the north-west by previous United head coach Sir Alex Ferguson from Eredivisie outfit Vitesse Arnhem.

However, despite managing to find the back of the net on two occasions in total in his 13 matches in all competitions for United last season, both of which came in the top flight as the club won a record-breaking 13th Premier League title, Buttner has so far failed to be used at all by new United boss David Moyes in this campaign.

But with the Scot having made frantic efforts on transfer deadline day to bring a new left back to the club in the form of first Everton’s Leighton Baines and then in the last few hours Real Madrid’s Fabio Coentrao, the Dutchman’s days at United now look numbered.

And with the Turkish transfer window remaining open until the end of this week, it is now expected that the full-back will move to the Istanbul-based club on a season-long loan.

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