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first_imgFeyenoord boss Dick Advocaat responds to Arsenal’s transfer interest in Orkun Kokcu Coral BarryTuesday 10 Mar 2020 12:44 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link434Shares Arteta is a fan of Kokcu (Picture: Getty)Feyenoord value him at around £23million and Arteta is keen to avoid a repeat of the winter window when transfer funds were limited.Failing to qualify for the Champions League would have a big effect on Arsenal’s summer transfer business, but three Premier League wins in a row has given new hope that the Gunners may nick a spot in the tournament.Arsenal are currently ninth in the table, with eight points between the Gunners and Chelsea, who occupy fourth place. Kokcu is Feyenoord’s prized asset (Picture: Getty)Dick Advocaat has declared Feyenoord star Orkun Kokcu would fit in seamlessly at Arsenal amid reported transfer interest from the Gunners.Mikel Arteta has identified the 19-year-old as the perfect addition to his squad and Arsenal are thought to be pushing to agree a deal with Feyenoord before the European Championships kick off this summer.It was claimed Arsenal technical director Edu had already held talks with Feyenoord over the transfer and head coach Advocaat has now responded to the transfer speculation.‘It seems that what I read is true. But no one has yet come to Feyenoord [to make an offer or hold talks],’ Advocaat told Fox Sports.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTAsked if he felt Kokcu could adapt to football at Arsenal, Advocaat replied: ‘I think he fits everywhere.’Arteta is keen to offload several members of his squad to seal the signing of Kokcu. Advertisementcenter_img Comment Man City v Arsenal: Arteta previewTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 5:36FullscreenMan City v Arsenal: Arteta preview is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.MORE: Nottingham Forest owner Evangelos Marinakis confirms coronavirus diagnosis and sends advice to fansMORE: Olympiakos targeted Bukayo Saka to knock Arsenal out of Europa LeagueFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisementlast_img read more