Negotiations on for signing Canadian striker Cyle Larin as he undergoes physical at @ACIBADEMSPORTS
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— Beşiktaş JK English (@BesiktasEnglish) January 13, 2018
This is not the first time MLS clubs have come into conflict with Turkish clubs over transfers. In 2016, FC Dallas and Trabzonspor butted heads over the transfer of Fabian Castillo, with the winger leaving Dallas without permission to do a deal. Despite that, the teams did end up coming to an agreement and Castillo joined Trabzonspor.
Dwyer was recently signed to a new contract.
“Orlando City SC is aware of the announcement made by Besiktas J.K. regarding forward Cyle Larin,” the team said in a statemnet. “The Club has not agreed to terms on a transfer of Larin and will take all necessary action against Beşiktaş in response to the announcement.
However Besiktas posted images on Twitter of Larin undergoing a medical on Saturday and with another of him wearing a shirt with the Besiktas crest.
ProSoccerUSA first reported Orlando City’s denial.