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Friday June 15 2018
Done deal: Yokuslu joins Celta Vigo

Celta Vigo have completed the signing of Turkish international Okay Yokuslu on a five-year contract, it has been confirmed.

The 24-year-old has won 11 caps for the Turkish national team and is primarily a deep-lying midfielder, with the indication that he will replace Stanislav Lobotka, who has been linked to Napoli.

BeIn Sports in Turkey report a deal has been struck and an announcement is imminent with Yokuslu expected to become their second signing of the summer following David Junca’s arrival from Eibar.

Lobotka is said to be subject of a €40m bid from Napoli while Yokuslu is said to be a physical holding midfielder, an international teammate of Celta’s Emre Mor, standing at 1.91m.

The Turk has played for three campaigns at Trabzonspor following a 2015 switch from Kayserispor and this switch is reported to be in the region of €7.5m.

Yokuslu follows the signings of David Junca from Eibar and Mexican defender Nestor Araujo.

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