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Manchester City defender Jason Denayer has held talks with Marseille as he stalls over a loan move to Galatasaray.

The Turkish side were confident of reaching an agreement after the Belgian arrived in Istanbul on Monday for talks.

However, he is keeping his options open and has travelled to speak to Marseille manager Michel too.

Manchester City defender Jason Denayer is in talks with Marseille over a season-long loan move to France

Manchester City defender Jason Denayer is in talks with Marseille over a season-long loan move to France

Denayer, pictured celebrating a goal for Celtic last season, spent the previous campaign on loan at Parkhead

Denayer, pictured celebrating a goal for Celtic last season, spent the previous campaign on loan at Parkhead

The 20-year-old Denayer also has interest from Bayer Leverkusen, Lyon and Sunderland.

Denayer has been forced to look elsewhere for regular first-team football following the £32million arrival of Nicolas Otamendi from Valencia.

Denayer already has three caps for the Belgium national team.

He spent last season on loan at Celtic, where he won the Scottish Premiership and Scottish League Cup. He was also named PFA Scottish young player of the year.

Denayer chases down Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema during a pre-season friendly in Melbourne

Denayer chases down Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema during a pre-season friendly in Melbourne

Denayer had talks with Galatasaray on Monday, while Sunderland, Bayer Leverkusen and Lyon are also keen

Denayer had talks with Galatasaray on Monday, while Sunderland, Bayer Leverkusen and Lyon are also keen

 

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