Sevilla make offer for midfielder who has seen value increase 2700% since Arsenal exit – Source

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Sevilla have joined the race for Besiktas midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup a source close to the club told Emre Sarigul.

The La Liga giants have have not however, matched the Black Eagles £20 million asking price.

Ozyakup has seen his value increase a whopping 2700 percent from just £425K in 2012 to £11.9m in 2016 since leaving Arsenal in 2011.

Transfermarkt now value the Turkish international as being worth £11.9m which is a 28 fold increase to what Arsenal sold him for, four years ago.

Ozyakup has also attracted interest from Manchester United who sent scouts to keep tabs on Ozyakup in his opening game of the season according a source close to the club told Emre Sarigul.

The 23-year-old put on an impressive display in the Eagles 4-0 victory against Alanyaspor scoring the opening goal.

Ozyakup will be competing in the Champions League this season after playing a key role in Besiktas winning the league title scoring 10 times and providing eight assists in the process.

The creative midfielder is no stranger to the Premier League having rose through the ranks at Arsenal before joining Besiktas in 2012 in pursuit of first-team football.

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