Trabzonspor are unlikely to make Alexander Sorloth’s move from Crystal Palace permanent this summer according to the club’s president.

Sorloth is six-month into a two season-long loan from the Eagles, and it was rumoured the Turkish outfit were keen to make the move permanent in January, rumours that were wide of the mark says Ahmet Agaoglu.

The 23-year-old Norwegian has impressed for Trabzonspor scoring eight goal in 13 appearances this season, most recently on the weekend in a 1-1 draw with Galatasaray.

Despite the polar opposite in form which he showed whilst at Selhurst Park, where he failed to get on the scoresheet in 12 league appearances, Agaoglu explained how it wouldn’t make sense to stump up money now with the current agreement in place.

“His option his €6m, if he plays more than 50 percent of the matches next season, we will buy him,” he told TRT Spor.

“But if he doesn’t, we still have the option at €6m. I would prefer to put €6m to the bank until the end of the next season than pay the money straight away.”

“When we first signed Sörloth, a lot of people questioned that move. But now, the same people are saying we should buy him. Why would we? We still have a lot of time.”

Sorloth moved to Palace in January 2018 from Midtjyland for £9million and is contracted to the Eagles until June 2022.