Fener­bahce eye Wil­shere deal

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FENER­BAHCE are set to sign former Eng­land mid­fielder Jack Wil­shere af­ter his de­ci­sion to leave Arse­nal, a Turk­ish re­port said yes­ter­day.

Wil­shere, who played for Arse­nal since boy­hood, is leav­ing the London side on a free trans­fer af­ter be­ing told by man­ager Unai Emery he would not be a first choice next sea­son.

He would be the first ma­jor sign­ing by the Istanbul foot­ball club af­ter ty­coon Ali Koc ended Aziz Yildirim’s two­decade stint as chair­per­son ear­lier this month.

DHA news agency said Wil­shere was in Istanbul to in­spect Fener­bahce’s sta­dium and is look­ing for a house. – AFP

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