Report: Wolverhampton Wanderers' marquee move for Anderson Talisca on the rocks due to wage demands

Benfica forward Anderson Talisca

It appears the Brazilian has rejected the first offer from Wolves.

Benfica forward Anderson TaliscaBenfica forward Anderson Talisca

Wolverhampton Wanderers recent takeover has caused a stir in the Championship and they look set to bring in an expensive and eye-catching signature.

Brazilian forward Anderson Talisca has been eyed up from Benfica in a big money move.

A Bola recently reported that the deal was looking likely to be done over this weekend. The report claimed that Talisca would be signing in a £20 million deal with a work permit likely to be awarded by the weekend.

However, reports in Portugal today are suggesting the deal has hit a significant stumbling block.

Benfica forward Anderson TaliscaBenfica forward Anderson Talisca

Diario de Noticias is reporting that Talisca is more than happy to join Wolves. He is said to be excited about the task at hand and the challenge of playing in the Championship – that is not the issue.

The problem is the wages being offered to him.

Talisca is not willing to accept the initial offer of €1.5 million-a-year (£1.3 million) as he believes the club can afford more if they managed to pay £20 million for his signature.

Wolves were recently taken over by Chinese consortium Fosun Group and they have already sacked Kenny Jackett, replacing him with Italian Walter Zenga.

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