Erstwhile Super Eagles striker, Brown Ideye could be signing the dotted lines for Turkish Super Lig side, FC Göztepe for an undisclosed deal that is subject to medicals.
Turkish news outfit DHA reported on Friday that talks between Göztepe and Ideye’s camp have reached an advance stage as the club continues its search for an experienced and reliable striker that can change the club’s fortune next season.
Barring any last hitches, the Aris Thessaloniki striker is said to be traveling to Turkey in the coming days where is expected to seal the deal if he eventually undergoes successful medicals.
Göztepe have been trying to reinforce its squad, which was weakened by the departures of key players and Ideye has been identified as an ideal replacement as the club attempt to punch above its weight next season and compete for honours in the Super League, which kicks off on September 11
The 32-year-old football player started his European career at Swiss side, Neuchatel Xamax. He also featured for Sochaux, Dynamo Kyiv, West Bromwich Albion, and Olympiacos.
The AFCON 2013 winner then linked up with Mikel Obi at Tianjin Teda in China before a loan deal at Malaga in Spain.
The hard-working striker also featured in UEFA Champions League and the Europa League games.
The experienced striker who scored 8 goals in the Greek League last season was earlier linked with a stunning move to Galatasaray before Gotzepe stepped up it’s bid for the River state- born forward.