3 reasons £21m Talisca would be a success at Manchester United
Besiktas star Anderson Talisca has been lighting up the Turkish league.
The Brazilian attacking midfielder joined Besiktas on a two-year loan from Benfica has directly contributed to 15 goals this season – 10 goals, five assists – and established himself as a cult figure among the Besiktas fans.
Manchester United have been scouting Talisca according to Turkish-Football.
Jose Mourinho is a long term admirer of the 23-year-old Brazilian who has a £21 million release clause.
Here are three reasons Talisca would be a success at United.
A question mark often raised when talented foreigners are linked with a Premier League move is whether he could do it on a cold, wet Wednesday night in Stoke. Talisca was built for the stereotypical demands of English football, raw power and speed are two attributed he has no shortage of.
Talisca is the height of your average goalkeeper, the 1.91m tall attacking midfielder towers above most opposition players. The 23-year-old is a nightmare to deal with, difficult to tackle and almost impossible to beat in aerial duals. The Brazilian is uses his strength to his advantage, it takes a brave defender to get in the way of his rampaging forward runs. He also tracks back and uses his strength on the defensive end as well.