Date: 21st September 2017 at 8:00pm
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have yet to confirm that midfielder has signed a new five year contact to stay at the Turkish champions, according to, because they are still trying to remove ’s sell-on fee for the player.

The ex academy player’s current deal expires in 2018, but his performances at the heart of the Super Lig club’s midfield have been integral to the club winning the Turkish league title for the last two seasons.

Ozyakup signed for from for just €500,000 in 2012, but as part of the deal, the included a 30% sell-on fee for a future transfer.

Last month, officials from the Turkish club reportedly travelled to London to negotiate the removal of the clause from the player’s contract. They are said to have offered €1m to but the are believed to have rejected the proposal as, with Ozyakup valued at €20m, they might have lost out on €5m if the player was sold.

believe that if they sell their player next season, rather than this year, they can remove the sell-on clause because they can renew his contract for five more years next summer, after his current deal expires.

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