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Manchester United lining up £35.5million bid for Besiktas forward

Brazilian is on loan from Benfica and has scored ten goals in 24 matches which has seen him earn his first international call-up

MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly lining up a £35.5m move for Besiktas star Anderson Talisca.

The attacking midfielder has impressed for the Turkish side this season while on loan from Benfica.

Besiktas forward Anderson Talisca is wanted by Manchester United

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Besiktas forward Anderson Talisca is wanted by Manchester United

Portuguese paper A Bola are now claiming the 24-year-old Brazilian’s ten goals in 24 matches has seen United enter advanced negotiations for his signature.

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And Benfica are holding out for £35.5million for the former Bahia star.

The claims come after Turkish publication Miliyet reported that Wolves are still in the running for Talisca.

Championship leaders Wolves are willing to stump up the cash for Talisca, who was announced in the Brailian squad yesterday.

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Wolves were taken over by Chinese investors Fosun in 2016 and were linked with him then.

Talisca’s agent is Jorge Mendes – the Portuguese has close connections with the Wolves owners who are keeping an eye on his situation.

Wolves are in pole position to win promotion to the Premier League which could also help their chase of Talisca.

But the chance of playing at Old Trafford and with the likleyhood of Champions League football, United would be hard to turn down.