Manager hints deal agreed for 20 goal star Talisca, good for Liverpool, bad for Wolves?

Bayern Munich's Spanish defender Javi Martinez (L) and Besiktas' Brazilian midfielder Talisca vie for the ball  during the UEFA Champions League round of sixteen first leg football match...

Liverpool could be set to beat Wolves to Anderson Talisca.

Bayern Munich's Spanish defender Javi Martinez (L) and Besiktas' Brazilian midfielder Talisca vie for the ball  during the UEFA Champions League round of sixteen first leg football match...

Besiktas manager Senol Gunes has confirmed star man Anderson Talisca is heading to England, Goal reports.

Talisca has scored 20 goals this season for Besiktas on loan, but the Turkish side are unable to afford the 21 million Euro purchase option in his contract.

Gunes insists the finances are a moot point anyway, with Talisca already agreeing his Benfica exit for next season.

Anderson Talisca (R) of SL Benfica celebrates after score a goal against CS Maritimo during the Portuguese Primeira Liga at Estadio dos Barreiros on May 8, 2016 in Funchal, Madeira,...

Both Liverpool and Wolves have been linked with Talisca, the Birmingham Mail report - but it now appears the Reds are more likely.

This is because of Gunes' comments claiming Talisca will join a rival of Cenk Tosun, who plays for Everton.

Wolves and Everton will be competing in the same league next year and they can't be ruled out, but it is more likely Gunes is referring to their traditional Merseyside rivals Liverpool.

He said: "Talisca was already gone at the winter break, I'm sorry that he won't be with us any longer. I wish he could stay for his sake and ours. He already had a deal in place.

"He might be rivals with Cenk Tosun."

Besiktas' Talisca celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Besiktas and RB Leipzig at Vodafone Park stadium on September 26, 2017 in...

It had been claimed by FourFourTwo that Wolves wanted Talisca as a replacement for Ruben Neves if he signed for Liverpool, but he said last week he has no desire to quit the club.

Both Wolves and Liverpool have been linked with Talisca since 2016.

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