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Leicester City winger Rachid Ghezzal will fly out to Istanbul TODAY to complete £4m move to Besiktas

Leicester City winger Rachid Ghezzal will fly out to Istanbul TODAY to complete £4m move to Besiktas after impressing on loan with the Turkish champions last season

  • Rachid Ghezzal is flying to Istanbul today to complete a £3.4m move to Besiktas 
  • The Leicester City winger spent last season on loan with the Turkish champions
  • Hertha Berlin, Galatasaray and Al Hilal had also shown an interest in Ghezzal 

Leicester City winger Rachid Ghezzal is flying from France to Istanbul today to complete a £3.4million move to Besiktas.

The 29-year-old spent last season on loan with the Turkish champions and talks have progressed over a permanent deal.

Hertha Berlin, Galatasaray and Al Hilal also showed interest in the Algeria international who joined Leicester from Monaco in 2018 for £12.5million as a replacement for Manchester City-bound Riyad Mahrez.

Leicester’s Rachid Ghezzal is flying to Istanbul today to complete a £3.4m move to Besiktas

Despite scoring on his first consecutive starts for the club, he failed to establish himself at the King Power and has endured loan moves to Fiorentina and Besiktas before today’s transfer.

Despite scoring on his first consecutive starts, he failed to cement a place in the Foxes squad

Despite scoring on his first consecutive starts, he failed to cement a place in the Foxes squad

Leicester remain in the market for another winger or forward this window though their priority is to find another centre-back following Wesley Fofana's broken leg and ligament damage

Leicester remain in the market for another winger or forward this window though their priority is to find another centre-back following Wesley Fofana’s broken leg and ligament damage

Leicester remain in the market for another winger or forward this window though their priority is to find another centre-back following Wesley Fofana’s broken leg and ligament damage.

Fofana is out until 2022 but will be assessed again six months into his rehab.

Southampton’s Jannik Vestergaard, James Tarkowski of Burnley and West Ham’s Issa Diop are among the names to have been discussed. However, no offer has been made for Schalke centre back Ozan Kabak.

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