Nur Cebi has announced his desire to sign the former Barcelona star this summer after coach Slaven Bilic admitted he would "love" to have the player in his ranks

Besiktas president Ahmet Nur Cebi has confirmed the club have made an offer for Atletico Mineiro playmaker Ronaldinho.

The former Barcelona forward who has less than six months remaining on his current deal has enjoyed a new lease of life in recent months prompting speculation a return to Europe could be possible for the 33-year-old.

And the Turkish side's president has revealed he has taken the first step towards making such a move happen.