According to Italian Sports Journalist Nicolò Schiraİstanbul Başakşehir F.K. are interested in signing Lazio defender Bastos.

The Turkish club, who were winners of the Süper Lig this past 2019/20 season for the first time in their history, secured UEFA Champions League in 2020/21. As a result, they are said to be on the search for reinforcements, especially with regards to their ageing team; specifically their backline. İstanbul Başakşehir’s current central defenders are Aurélien Chedjou (35-years-old), Martin Skrtel (35-years-old), Alexandru Epureanu (33-years-old), Miguel Vieira (29-years-old), and Ponck (25-years-old).