Besiktas are close to signing Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes, according to journalist Fabrizio Romano.
According to the source, the Turkish club is ready to pay 6 million euros for the 23-year-old Portuguese and offers the player a contract until the end of June 2025. It is expected that the player will arrive for a medical examination in Istanbul on the afternoon of February 2. Fernandes could have continued his career at Galatasaray, where he played on loan in the second half of last season, but the deal fell through.
After deal collapsed with Galarasaray now Gedson Fernandes is set to join Besiktas. Deal in place for € 6m, contract until June 2025. Besiktas are now preparing contracts. ?? #Besiktas
Gedson’s expected to arrive in Istanbul tomorrow, per @yagosabuncuoglu. ???
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 1, 2022
Yesterday, February 1, it was reported about the interest in the Portuguese from CSKA Moscow.
In the 2021/22 season, Fernandes took part in 4 Benfica matches and did not score with effective actions. Portal Transfermarkt.com estimates the value of the midfielder at 8 million euros.