Besiktas have made a loan offer for Manchester United midfielder Hannibal Mejbri, although it seems the offer for the midfielder has been rejected.

According to a report from Turkish outlet Fotospor, the Turkish side have made a loan offer for the midfielder but it seems the offer was turned down.

In the days before the transfer window closed, a report from The Mirror stated that the pair had held talks about the Tunisian’s future, with Mejbri seemingly set to stay at the club.

Despite this report, the Turkish side have seemingly not been put off by this news and have still tried to lure the midfielder to the club where former United defender Eric Bailly plays.

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What does the report say

The report from the Turkish outlet claims that Besiktas were chasing the young midfielder although, interestingly, the Turkish side doesn’t consider the signing of an attacking midfielder as a priority.

They were interested in a loan and the Turkish side believed that Hannibal would have ‘exploded’ were he to make the move to Turkey.

Since an attacking midfielder is seemingly not a priority, you do wonder how much game time the midfielder would receive in Turkey.

Will he play this season

These talks, according to The Mirror, convinced the midfielder that he would receive a fair amount of games at Old Trafford this season.

Erik ten Hag was seemingly impressed with the Tunisian midfielder during pre-season and the 20-year-old seemed to return from the club, after his season-long loan at Birmingham City, with a newfound maturity and tactical intelligence to his game.

But with Bruno Fernandes, Mason Mount and Kobbie Mainoo, when he returns from injury, ahead of him, it is hard to see where he would feature.

The midfielder needs game time and if he isn’t going to get that at Old Trafford this season, then another loan move may well be the answer.

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