Fatih Karagümrük beat Ligue 1 clubs to signing of Abdoulaye Touré

As reported by Foot Mercato, former Nantes and current Genoa midfielder Abdoulaye Touré is close to leaving Italy for Turkey.

Turkish top division club Fatih Karagümrük have reached an agreement for the 27-year-old defensive midfielder in the form of a loan with an option to buy.

The deal will cost €1m and the Turkish side will pay the player’s full salary. Saint-Étienne, Angers and Metz had also been interested in the player.

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