Galatasaray make approach for ex-Arsenal forward

first_img Former Arsenal forward Gervinho 1 Galatasaray have made an approach to sign former Arsenal forward Gervinho.The Ivory Coast star, who is currently plying his trade with Roma in Serie A, was set to move to Abu Dhabi-based Al Jazira earlier this month but the deal collapsed at the last minute.And now the Turkish giants are looking to step in and strengthen their squad with the acquisition of the 28-year-old, who spent two seasons at the Gunners from 2011 to 2013.It has been revealed by Italian news outlet Corriere della Sera that Galatasaray are able to meet the former Lille striker’s 2.5m salary requirements and offer a fee of around 5m for his services.Gervinho, who has a contract at the Stadio Olimpico club until 2018, made 34 apperances in all competitions last term – scoring seven goals.last_img

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