Transfer Speculation

As per one of the latest reports by Birmingham Live, Wolverhampton Wanderers are keen to lure Benfica’s attacker, Anderson Talisca, to the Molineux Stadium in the summer. Besides, Milliyet has reported that the Championship leaders are keen to roll out a hefty transfer fee of £26.5million to secure his services, although Manchester United and Liverpool are also perceived to be interested.

Fact File

Talisca emerged through the youth ranks of Vasco da Gama and Bahia before being promoted to the senior side of the latter. In the summer of 2014, Benfica made him sign on the dotted line but since the summer of 2016, he has been plying his trade for Besiktas after moving to the Turkish outfit on loan. Moreover, he has featured for Brazil Under-20 and Under-23 sides as well. Besiktas might attempt to sign him on a permanent deal and then sell him for a profit in the summer.


The Brazilian is a cunning attacker who operates basically from the central attacking midfield slot. Not only does he create chances for his teammates adequately but also thrives with the tendency to test opposition’s goalkeeper from close quarters as well as from long range. He is a free-kick specialist and holds the ball meticulously more often than not.

Besides, Talisca showcases immense work-rate, particularly in the final third, and has the required pace in his legs to outrun most of the defenders of the opposition. However, his passing has flattered to deceive…

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