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Leeds United set sights on Fenerbahce midfielder Ozan Tufan.

The Whites are in the market for a new midfielder, and Tufan has emerged as a top-target,

Fenerbahce SK v Denizlispor - Super Lig
Tufan features for Fenerbahce in a Super Lig match against Denizlispor.
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Leeds United are targeting a move for Fenerbahce midfielder Ozan Tufan with the hope of signing the midfielder before Euro 2021.

Turkish outlet Fotomac report that The Whites have swooped ahead of Crystal Palace in the race to sign Tufan who has five goals and nine assists in 34 league appearances this season.

The 26-year-old has 58 Turkey caps to his name so far, with nine goals and two assists to go along with them. A versatile player, Tufan can play as a number 8, holding midfielder, winger and full-back as well as a couple of appearances at centre-back.

Versatility is key for a Leeds transfer target, especially for Marcelo Bielsa’s small squads, so Tufan seems to be an ideal candidate for the summer transfer window, especially considering his release clause stands at £17.5 million.

The likes of Teun Koopmeiners (AZ Alkmaar) and Romain Faivre have also been named as central midfield targets for Leeds, and perhaps the younger options would be preferred to 26-year-old Tufan.

Would Tufan be your man in the middle next season? Who would you like Leeds to sign in the summer? Let us know in the comments and on Twitter @ThruItAllLUFC.