Published On: Mon, Aug 19th, 2013

Lazio beat Arsenal and Liverpool to Turkish star?

Burak Yilmaz - Galatasaray have reportedly reached a verbal agreement with star forward regarding a move to Italy.

Multiple clubs, including and , have been monitoring the 28-year-old this summer after his impressive 2012/13 season, but the Italian club might be one step ahead in the chase for the highly rated player.

According to sabah.com.tr, the agreement between the Biancocelesti and Yilmaz, who scored 24 goals in 30 appearances last campaign, is for five years with annual wages in the range of €2.5 million.

Sporx reports that Lazio are ready to pay Galatasaray €10 million for the Turkish international, however the Turkish champions have put a  €15m price tag on their star.

The former man caused a furore in the last season, when he scored eight times in nine games in helping his side to the quarter-finals for the first time since 2001.

About the Author

Teodor Handarov

- I am a 21-year-old Bulgarian sports writer based in Virginia, USA. In addition to Forza Italian Football, I practice journalism at my college's publication - GMUFourthEstate.com. An Italian football fan since the beginning of last decade, I hope to one day experience the Calcio from a professional standpoint. Follow me on Twitter: @TotoBG92

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