French Ligue 1 club Lille is on the verge of announcing the signing of Turkish international striker, Burak Yilmaz.
The club is in the market for offensive reinforcements following the departure of ex-Chelsea striker Loïc Rémy while Victor Osimhen is moving closer to the exit door with Napoli his likely destination.
Fabrizio Romano has tweeted that Lille had reached an agreement with Besiktas for the signing of Yilmaz and the player has also agreed on personal terms.
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The 35-year-old Turk will put pen to paper on a two-year deal, keeping him at Les Dogues until June 2022, and he’ll be the replacement for the Nigerian international.
Yilmaz, who has also represented Istanbul clubs Fenerbahce and Galatasaray, has scored 187 career goals from 323 appearances in the Turkish Super Lig while setting up 44 others.
He has 59 international caps for Turkey and scored 24 goals.