Trabzonspor’s Burak Yilmaz keen on Arsenal move after agent confirms Ajax interest

The striker has netted 22 goals in 18 league games this season and has cemented his place in the Turkey side during the Euro 2012 qualifiers
Trabzonspor striker Burak Yilmaz admits he would find it difficult to decline a move to Arsenal.

The Turkish international has been targeted by Dutch side Ajax after and has impressed this season after scoring 22 goals in 18 league games this season.

The 26-year-old insists he wishes to remain in Turkey until the end of the campaign but concedes a move to the Emirates would be hard to turn down.

“I am a Trabzonspor player till the end of the season, if I was to move abroad I would want to move to a big club, I would accept a transfer to Arsenal," he told TRT1.

His agent went on to confirm: "Ajax are just one of the teams interested in Burak Yilmaz."

Yilmaz is on course to break the Trabzonspor record of 31 goals in a season, held by Fatih Tekke.

He cemented a place in the Turkey side during the Euro 2012 qualifiers under Guus Hiddink, prompting the Dutchman to claim: “Burak is one of Europe's best strikers, I'm proud of his recent achievements.”