Man Utd fullback Buttner: I'd happily have signed for Besiktas

Manchester United fullback Alexander Buttner admits he would happily have signed for Besiktas before the Turkish transfer window shut last week.

Manchester United fullback Alexander Buttner admits he would happily have signed for Besiktas before the Turkish transfer window shut last week.

Buttner was a loan target for the Istanbul giants.

"United first wanted to get a replacement," he told Voetbalzone.nl. "Because it took so long, United did not let me leave.

"David Moyes saw me being too important to let go. But if I were to be loaned, I was going to Besiktas. People are mistaken about the Turkish league. Besiktas are one of the biggest clubs in Turkey.

"On Twitter I received reports that the Turkish fans already were waiting for me at the airport, which was super nice.

"But now I've heard that I'm going to play a lot, it's up to me to convince United."

 
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