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Galatasaray want Leicester City forward Shinji Okazaki

Galatasaray want Leicester City forward Shinji Okazaki

Okazaki to leave Leicester City for Turkey move
Football Transfer Centre

Japan and Leicester City striker Shinji Okazaki could be set for a move to Turkey, with Galatasaray ready to pay £4.5 million to sign the Premier League winning striker. Okazaki is ready to leave the Foxes in search of regular first-team football having lost his place in recent months.

With Okazaki heading into the last six months of his contract at the club, Claude Puel the club manager is ready to sell the player for a cut price fee to ambitious Galatasaray. 

The 32-year-old striker arrived in England in 2015 from German side Mainz and helped guide the club to a shock Premier League title win, but is no longer required at the club and now looks set to depart for pastures new.

Fatih Terim, the Galatasaray manager, is a big fan of Okazaki's talents and is desperate to sign a new striker in the January transfer window as the Turkish club look to bolster their ranks ahead of the second half of the season.

Okazaki scored 19 goals for Leicester City.