Last time the Talisca to Wolves rumours were around they turned into an absolute mess, a tangle of nonsense so complicated that it would have made a good David Bowie song.

This time, everything is equally messy.

Portuguese newspaper Record have compiled information from England and Turkey and reckon interest from Wolves and Liverpool is building.

On the balance of this they believe Wolves is the ‘most likely destination’.

But in the same article they go on to say Besiktas are trying to raise money to use their €21m buying option because they feel they can sell the player for up to €50m down the line.

Over in Turkey they have it differently.

Besiktas will do everything they can in order to keep Anderson Talisca in their squad, reports Turkish newspaper Takvim.

Takvim explain Besiktas president Fikret Orman is desperate to keep Talisca, but the club doesn’t have enough funds at the moment to pay his €21m redemption clause, which was agreed back in the summer of 2016.

According to Turkish newspaper, Besiktas Orman is ready to make another loan offer to Benfica for the 23-year old, and he wants to use Talisca’s desire to stay at Besiktas during the expected talks.

But if Benfica rejects the loan offer, Takvim claim Fikret Orman will try to get a sponsor to help the transfer so he’ll talk with a couple of big firms in order to find the €21m for the player.

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The 24 year old has been in fine form for Besiktas since his loan move from Benfica almost two years ago, and has scored 17 goals in 33 appearances so far this season.

So what of Wolves? It’s curious one.

If Talisca was still at Benfica, the idea of Jorge Mendes trying to build a transfer would have made some sense, with the Portuguese club often looking to raise money. Perhaps the only way it make sense again is if Besiktas can’t use their buying option and Talisca returns to Lisbon.