“He always said that if he came to Turkey, he would only play for Fenerbahce. I think it is very important that Mesut comes not only as a footballer but also as a lover of Fenerbahce.
“There is a process at the moment. We can’t say it’s over until we’ve signed it in the process. I hope so.”
Meanwhile, Romano also claims that Greek defender Sokratis is also seeking a new club this month after being outcasted by Arteta.
It does not seem clear where he will head to, with several clubs across Europe said to be interested.