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Istanbul Basaksehir midfielder Berkay Ozcan back on Arsenal radar

Istanbul Basaksehir midfielder Berkay Ozcan is interesting Arsenal.

The Turkey playmaker, 22, was with Stuttgart when the Gunners checked him out three years ago but has stepped up another gear since joining Istanbul Basaksehir from Hamburg.

Transfermarkt says Premier League clubs, including Arsenal, have again placed the three-cap star on their list of potential midfield recruits.

Ozcan admitted in 2017 he wanted to join the Gunners - but only when his game had developed.

The German-born ace said then: "My agent and I are in talks with Arsenal.

"They have been scouting me for the past two years, and send representatives to watch my games.

"My agent is in direct talks with them. I am not sure if now is the right time to join Arsenal - it may be a bit early for me.

"I want to prove myself at Stuttgart and keep developing first.

"Ultimately Arsenal is the club I want to join in the future, and God willing I will achieve my goal."

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