Inter midfielder Radja Nainggolan could be set for a move to Turkish side Besiktas, with the 33-year-old ready to agree a two-year deal with the Istanbul-based club.
This according to Italian news outlet Calciomercato.com, who report that the Turkish club have offered the Belgian a two-year deal worth a net of €3 million per season plus add-ons.
Nainggolan has been expected to leave the Nerazzurri for much of the season with the midfielder not in the club’s plans for next season and his wages too high.
However, talks with Cagliari over a move have not yet been able to progress to an agreement despite months of negotiations.
The Belgian is now in talks with Besiktas instead, growing impatient with the difficulties in the negotiations between the Nerazzurri and the Rossoblu over a sale and seeing the Turkish side as a serious option.
The player’s agent Alessandro Beltrami has set a deadline of one month expiring on September 3rd, for intermediary Hakan Korkmaz to organize a conclusive meeting which would see the midfielder complete his move to the Turkish team.
For now, however, it appears that the 33-year-old’s move to Cagliari will not happen, which could also have ramifications for other talks between Inter and Sardinian side.
Talks over the arrival of Nahitan Nandez at Inter in particular could be affected should Nainggolan’s move to the Sardinians, though it remains to be seen how this will play out should the Belgian choose a move to Besiktas.