Euro Football Rumours

Manchester United target Besiktas attacking midfielder Anderson Talisca

According to the football transfer rumours in Turkish Media, Manchester United are targeting Besiktas attacking midfielder Anderson Talisca.

Anderson Talisca has joined Besiktas from Benfica on loan until the end of 2017/2018 season for a fee in the region of 2 million euros in 2016. The 23 year-old has a valid contract with Benfica until June 2019.

Since his arrival from Benfica, Anderson Talisca has scored ten goals and provided five assists in 25 games for Besiktas in all competitions this season.

The 23-year-old is considered to be one of the best attacking midfielders in Brazil.

Anderson Talisca has represented Brazil at Under-20 and Under-23 level, winning six caps and scoring one goal.

The Brazil international is a player who has impressed many European Clubs in the last season, and it is understood that Manchester United manager José Mourinho would prefer playing him as attacking midfielder or forward.

Euro Football Rumours understood that José Mourinho is a big fan of Besiktas attacking midfielder Anderson Talisca. According to the rumours in Turkey, Manchester United are preparing summer offer in the region of 25 million euros for Talisca’s services.

How strong that interest is and whether Manchester United will make a summer move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

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