The 25-year-old attacking midfielder was understood to be the reason for Keown, a part-time Arsenal scout, making the trip to Eskisehir for the World Cup qualifier.
Ozyakup played youth football for Arsenal after being signed as a schoolboy from AZ.
But he left for Besiktas in 2012 for £500,000 having made just two first-team appearances for the club.
However, neither he or Barcelona star Arda Turan, who was also in the Turkey line-up amid reports he wants to quit the Nou Camp in the January transfer window, impressed.
Turan, 30, does not fit the profile of a typical Arsene Wenger signing but The Sun claimed over the weekend that he had put Arsenal on red alert by signalling his intentions to move.
Galatasaray are thought to be very interested in the ex-Atletico Madrid star.
Arsenal are lining up a move to bring Sevilla midfielder Steven Nzonzi back to the Premier League this summer.
Tottenham are reported to have been offered Lyon playmaker Nabil Fekir following the collapse of his move to Liverpool.
Manchester United are ready to launch a straight £60million bid to try and sign Chelsea star Willian, reports have claimed.
Liverpool are being linked with a swoop for Inter Milan striker Andrea Pinamonti, but have been warned he wants regular action.
Borussia Dortmund are reported to have dropped all interest in Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi and are looking elsewhere.
Sevilla are bracing themselves for interest in Steven Nzonzi and have lined up a replacement in the form of Marcos Llorente.