Beşiktaş have made an offer for Jérémy Mathieu

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Updated: July 15, 2016

Beşiktaş are still looking to inject some quality in their backline and have set their sights on Barcelona’s French defender Jérémy Mathieu.

Mathieu has spent the past 7 seasons playing in the Spanish top flight La Liga,  spending 5 seasons at Valencia before joining Barcelona in 2014 on a 20 million euro fee.

According to Haber1903’s editor Murat Özen, Ahmet Bulut is currently in Spain to conduct initial talks with Barcelona over the transfer of Mathieu to Beşiktaş, working as an intermediate.

NTV Spor are also reporting that Beşiktaş have started talks with Barcelona over Jérémy Mahtieu.

Jérémy Mathieu is a 32 yea old 189 cm tall left footed central defender who can also play as left-back, in fact he started his career playing predominantly as a left-back in France, but in recent years playing more in a central role. He is a physically imposing figure, being both strong and fast and is known for his strong build up play.

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Kaan Bayazit

Editor-in-chief at Beşiktaş International
Freelance sports writer specialized in Turkish football and Beşiktaş. Co-host of the Black Eagles podcast. Frequently featured in World Soccer Digest Japan and many other international media outlets. Following Turkish football for close to two decades. Proud father to Aedin.
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