A source familiar with American striker Jozy Altidore has told Goal.com USA that the Villarreal player will be on his way to Turkey in the near future to play with 13-time champions Besiktas.
Altidore has been rumored to be on the move again after Hull City, the English club where he spent last season on loan, was relegated to the second tier of English football and the striker was sent back to his Spanish club.
The 20-year-old does not seem to fit into the plans for the Spanish side moving forward and has been linked with move to Ajax already this summer.
Now it seems the USA star will head to Turkey on what the source says will be a long term deal (between four and six years) that should allow Altidore to find a regular home with one team for the first time since moving to Europe in the summer of 2008.
Altidore started all four of the USA's games at the 2010 World Cup and has impressed with the US National team at times, but his European club career has been marred by a lack of goals.
If the move does become official Altidore will be given a chance to play in the Europa league and will be teamed with one of the great passers of recent times in newly signed midfielder Jose Maria Guti, who signed with the club from Real Madrid earlier this summer.
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