Turkish Super Lig leaders Fenerbahce are turning their focus away from Donny van de Beek.

Donny van de Beek looks increasingly likely to stay at Manchester United, with one of his most likely exit routes becoming more unlikely.

One option for Van de Beek, with most transfer windows closed, is to switch to Turkey. It was reported by CNN Turkey that the midfielder had been offered to Fenerbahce.

Yet there were reservations from both sides over a move, and it now looks very unlikely a deal will be done.

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Fenerbahce turn to Grujic

Last week’s report from CNN Turkey said manager Ismail Kartal was set to decide on the option of making a move for Van de Beek.

The problem was Fenerbahce were looking for a ‘number six’ and Van de Beek did not fit, and would have to move former United man Fred into the role to accommodate the Dutchman.

PSG’s Danilo was listed at the time as an alternative, and the latest report suggests they have moved on altogether.

Turkish outlet Fotomac reports Fenerbahce are now eyeing a move for Porto midfielder Marko Grujic, formerly of Liverpool.

They are attempting to get a deal done before the Turkish transfer deadline on September 15.

Van de Beek reluctant

Fabrizio Romano said earlier this week that Van de Beek is not keen on a move, despite being left out of Manchester United’s Champions League squad.

He told The United Stand on YouTube: “I think at the end there is a very good chance Donny stays until January, because Donny does not want to make a move to say I’ll be away for six, seven months and then I will return. This is not Donny’s style.

“If he wanted to go to Turkey he had some possibilities to go, but he wanted to play Champions League football, and now that is no longer possible because of Champions League lists already closed. So I think at the moment this Donny story with Turkey is not that concrete.”

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