Southampton are reportedly set to be one of a number of clubs that scout Oguzhan Ozyakup when Besiktas take on Lyon in the Europa League tomorrow.

According to a report from leading Turkish news outlet CNN Turk, Saints are looking to have scouts in attendance for the quarter-final second-leg clash as the creative midfielder looks to help his side through to the Europa League semi-finals.

Ozyakup is a gifted midfielder with a lot of technical ability, able to play as a box-to-box midfielder and behind the striker when required.

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Saints have a knack for identifying talent from across Europe and it should come as no surprise that they are tracking the Turkey international for this reason.

However, they aren’t alone in their reported scouting mission based on Ozyakup, with a plethora of top European clubs interested.

Atletico MadridInter Milan, Borussia Dortmund and many other clubs are said to be keen on the midfielder.

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