Report: Talisca work permit sorted, Wolves set to seal deal

Benfica forward Anderson Talisca

Portuguese press claim Talisca's move to Wolves is almost complete.

 

Benfica forward Anderson TaliscaBenfica forward Anderson Talisca

Brazilian attacker Anderson Talisca could fly to England today to seal his move to Wolves, reports Portuguese outlet Noticias ao Minuto.

Newspaper The Express and Star pictured agent Jorge Mendes and Benfica president Luis Felipe Vieira at Wolves' opening Championship game away to Rotherham at the weekend.

Benfica forward Anderson TaliscaBenfica forward Anderson Talisca

Noticias ao Minuto report the purpose of the visit was to complete the transfer, and also claim that problems relating to a work permit are no longer a concern.

Talisca, who posted on Instagram at the weekend that he is preparing for a 'new challenge', is ready to travel to England today (Monday) to join his new club.

Wolves drew their opening Championship game this weekend away to Rotherham, bouncing back from a two goal deficit.

Benfica forward Anderson TaliscaBenfica forward Anderson Talisca

The side were taken over last month by Chinese investors Fosun International, who also hold a minority share in Gestifute, the sports agency business owner by Jorge Mendes.

He helped advise Fosun on their takeover of Wolves, and has set the wheels in motion for Talisca's surprise transfer to Wolves, which Portuguese newspaper O Jogo reported on Friday could just be for one season, even though it appears the deal will be a permanent switch rather than a loan. 

Anderson Talisca in action for BenficaAnderson Talisca in action for Benfica

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