Domagoj Vida’s agent believes a proposal of round €20million could be sufficient to tempt Besiktas into promoting the Croatia World Cup star.
The 29-year-old has emerged as a late goal of Unai Emery’s with the Spaniard eager to strengthen his defence nonetheless additional following a serious summer season overhaul.
Arsene Wenger’s successor has already invested in free agent Stephan Lichtsteiner, Germany worldwide goalkeeper Bernd Leno and former Borussia Dortmund centre-half Sokratis Papastathopoulos.
Reports on Tuesday claimed Emery harbours critical considerations over the likes of Calum Chambers, who yesterday moved to Fulham on a season-long mortgage, Shkodran Mustafi, Rob Holding and Konstantinos Mavropanos.
Arsenal are mentioned to have explored the choice of a participant plus money deal involving the likes of Danny Welbeck and David Ospina, however Besiktas would like a standard transfer.
Vida’s agent Ugur Avadan defined: ‘If an offer in the region of €20m arrives, it will be difficult for Vida and Besiktas to say no.’
With Laurent Koscielny dominated out till Christmas on the earliest with an Achilles damage, Emery is searching for skilled cowl at centre-half and Vida, who performed an important position in Croatia’s unlikely run to the World Cup last, suits the invoice.
And the 29-year-old, who solely joined Besiktas in January, admits he’s dreaming of a transfer to the Premier League.
‘I am always dreaming to play in the Premier League,’ he advised Haber 1903.
‘I do not know if the proposals will come again in this period. I would like [Besiktas] to make it easy for me.’
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