And the player's agent, Saffet Balkan, claims that he held talks with representatives of Arsenal and West Ham United in Belgium recently before flying out to Turkey for talks with Galatasaray and CSKA Moscow.
Balkan told turkish-football.com: "I have met representatives from Arsenal and West Ham over Kouyate in Belgium. We are currently in talks.
"I will also meet with representatives from Galatasaray and CSKA in Istanbul later today to discuss an offer for Kouyate."
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