The transfer deadline is fast approaching with a few hours left and several European clubs are waiting for the deadline before making moves for UK based players.
Turkish champions Galatasaray are scouting for a new defensive midfielder to partner Jean Michael Seri, who joined the club on a loan deal from Fulham this summer.
And according to Turkish publication Aksam as quoted by Sportwitness, Galatasaray official Sukru Haznedar is currently in London to negotiate possible deals for Chelsea duo Danny Drinkwater and Tiemoue Bakayoko.
Ad per recent reports, the duo has been excluded from Frank Lampard’s plans for the new season andhas been informed that the club keen to release them from their contracts.
Both players were left out of Chelsea’s last pre-season games against Borussia Monchengladbch and Galatasaray, sensing the situation has decided to go for the players.
Haznedar is looking to get both central midfielders after the English transfer window closes on Thursday.
Bakayoko, who have longed been linked with the Turkish club, spent the previous season on loan at AC Milan and played 31 gamez for the Serie A club.
Drinkwater, on the other hand, have previously been linked with Norwich and Brighton whose pursuit went cold due the player’s wage demand.
Drinkwater,did not play any competitive game last season for the Blues.