The Turkish champions still want to keep the player, the newspaper reports, but before he signs a new five year contract worth €2.5million a season, they want to ensure they receive 100% of any transfer fee if they decide to sell the player in the future.
Arsenal are unlikely to agree to such a proposal though if, as Sabah report, the club have received offers of close to €15million for the player already. Such an amount would entitle the Gunners to €4.5million under the current arrangement.
Ozyakup joined Besiktas from Arsenal five years ago for £450,000, and his current contract expires at the end of the season. The Turkish side will no doubt be keen to ensure the player signs a new deal soon so he doesn’t leave for nothing next summer, which would mean both them and the Gunners would miss out on future revenue.