Fenerbahce deny Muriqi transfer rumors
Term reports of agreement with Italy's Lazio 'unrealistic'
Turkish football club Fenerbahce denied on Friday rumors about the transfer of Kosovan striker Vedat Muriqi to Italy's Lazio.
In a statement, the Yellow Canaries said there are offers from many clubs to acquire Muriqi; however, reports of an agreement with Lazio are "unrealistic."
This week, several Turkish sports news outlets claimed that the Rome club signed the 26-year-old, agreeing to a transfer fee.
Reports of a Lazio player joining the Istanbul-based club as an exchange have also been denied.
Muriqi is Fenerbahce's prolific forward, who scored 17 goals in 36 appearances during the 2019-2020 season.
He joined the team in 2019 from Turkey's Caykur Rizespor. Many clubs have been chasing him due to his top-notch performance.
Well-built with 6'4'' height, Muriqi is able to play as a "target man," a striker or centre-forward tasked to win high balls in the air, and create chances for others in the team besides scoring goals.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.