Reports suggest Anderson Talisca will arrive in Istanbul tonight to seal Besiktas move

Benfica forward Anderson Talisca

The Brazilian has been heavily linked with a big-money move to Wolves.

Benfica forward Anderson TaliscaBenfica forward Anderson Talisca

It looks as though Wolverhampton Wanderers have officially missed out on their marquee target for the summer so far with Anderson Talisca on his way to Besiktas.

FourFourTwo Turkey has confirmed reports suggesting that Besiktas had won the battle to sign the Brazilian talent.

Benfica forward Anderson TaliscaBenfica forward Anderson Talisca

They claim that he will arrive in Istanbul tonight to sign on the dotted line and complete a medical – with an official announcement coming tomorrow.

Apparently, Euro 2016 winner Ricardo Quaresma, a Portuguese speaker, has been pivotal in convincing him of heading to Besiktas to play alongside him.

Portugal's Ricardo Quaresma celebrates after scoring their first goalPortugal's Ricardo Quaresma celebrates after scoring their first goal

A Bola have also confirmed these details in their print edition today:

The deal will be a season-long loan and leave Wolves fans thoroughly disappointed.

Wolves’ recent takeover by Chinese investors has caused a stir in the Championship this summer.

Brazilian forward Talisca was being eyed up from Benfica in a big statement move.

Jeff Shi of Fosun International and Wolverhampton Wanderers ownerJeff Shi of Fosun International and Wolverhampton Wanderers owner

A Bola reported that the deal was nearly done, claiming Talisca would be signing in a Championship record £20 million deal – pending a work permit.

But the deal has dragged on and it now seems as though the talented forward is Istanbul-bound.

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