Eintracht Frankfurt in advanced talks to sign Turkish left-back


By Rune Gjerulff

Sport1 reports that Eintracht Frankfurt are closing in on Besiktas defender Ridvan Yilmaz.

Ridvan Yilmaz.

Eintracht Frankfurt are reportedly edging closer to the signing of Ridvan Yilmaz from Besiktas.

According to Sport1, ‘Die Adler’ are in advanced talks to acquire the 21-year-old left-back.

Turkish media reported on Eintracht’s interested in the left-back about a month ago, and Turkish TV journalist Ertan Süzgün recently added to the story, claiming that the Bundesliga outfit were competing with Torino for the signature of the defender.

Sport1 further reports that Eintracht have already sealed deals to sign 25-year-old right-back Aurelio Buta and 21-year-old Hrvoje Smolcic, with the moves expected to be made official in the near future.

The Europa League champions are also expected to seal the signing of Sebastian Polter after agreeing personal terms with the Bochum striker.

‘Die Adler’ have already completed the signings of free agents Randal Kolo Muani, Jerome Onguene and Faride Alidou.

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