Manchester City official confirms the club's interest in highly rated defender

Manchester City scout Sebastian Arnese, has spoken to Turkish radio channel Radyospor with regards to the Premier League side’s links with Galatasaray defender Ozan Kabak

Kabak has been strongly linked with a move to Manchester City in recent weeks and there have been reports scouts from the Premier League champions have been following his progress very closely.

Arnese has confirmed to Radyospor the English club are following Kabak as covered by Ajansspor: “I am in the Manchester City scouting team. It is certainly not my job to comment but we are following Kabak.”

Earlier this week there were reports in Turkey that Manchester City watched the young defender last weekend. Cim Bom lost the game to local rivals Besiktas but Kabak reportedly impressed again.

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There have also been claims the Premier League side will make a decision at the end of the season with regards to signing him.

Kabak, an 18-year old academy graduate, has quickly become a key player at Galatasaray and Ajansspor also reports he is a target for La Liga side Atletico Madrid.