Besiktas hopes to beat Villa to sign Hermoso.

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Besiktas are trying to beat the big clubs to sign Mario Hermoso, who is set to leave Atletico on a free transfer at the end of this football season.

Diario AS reported on Monday that. Famous Turkish club Besiktas are still trying to sign Atletico Madrid’s 28-year-old center Mario Hermoso. His contract is due to expire this summer and is reported to be close to a deal with Unai Emery’s Aston Villa as well UFABET 

Hermoso is a key defender for Atletico Madrid, although the club is trying to persuade the player to accept a new offer from the club. But he was unsuccessful because the Atletico team paid him a lower salary than he received in his current contract. 

It was previously reported that both Italy’s Inter Milan and Premier League’s Aston Villa are interested in signing Hermoso. With Emery’s Blues in particular moving closer to concluding a deal with the player. 

However, with no official signing yet, Besiktas still expects them to be ahead of signing Hermoso as well. After the Turkish side reached out to the player via video call to explain their plans. The club has also invited representatives of the 28-year-old defender to travel to Istanbul to negotiate a contract. Offering an annual salary of 4 million euros according to the player’s wishes.

Besiktas are also interested in signing 36-year-old Argentine forward Angel Di Maria. Who is set to end his contract with Benfica this summer. He has negotiated with his agent, George Mendes.