Torino has agreed to sell Leianco centre-back to Southampton, for €7.5 million. They have eyed free-agent defender Shkodran Mustafi as a replacement. But have to compete with Adana Demirspor in the Turkish League
Saints’ agreement with Liyanko is now complete. And the central defender is expected to undergo a medical. Including moving the official team in the next few days.
Indeed, Real Betis have been interested in and following Liyanko for weeks. But he could not pay the price that the Stone Bull Army requested.
Now Torino needs someone to replace him. and is looking at Mustafi. Who is unaffiliated After parting with Schalke this summer
The 29-year-old has also been linked with Genoa, Napoli and Fiorentina. While Tuttomercato Revealed that Torino’s strongest competitor is Adana Demirspor.
Brazilian defender David Luiz has been a main target for Adana Demirspor but has refused to move to Turkey.
Mustafi is no stranger to Serie A, having played for Sampdoria between 2012 and 2014. Before moving from Valencia to Arsenal in 2016 with a value of 41 million euros.