22-year-old Brazilian midfielder tells friends & family he is ‘close to joining Liverpool’

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Anderson Talisca has reportedly told multiple friends and family members that he is very close to joining Liverpool.

The 22-year-old Brazilian was linked with a move to Anfield last weekend, with Portuguese newspaper O Jogo claiming that a deal was close and that Benfica would be receiving £21m for the attacking midfielder.

A new report by O Jogo has claimed that Talisca has now told all the people close to him that he will be making the move to England.

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It was reported in the past that Talisca had been looking to leave Benfica every since the arrival of new manager Rui Vitoria a year ago.

The Brazilian fell down the pecking order every since the new manager took charge and has only made 21 appearances ins which he only scored 3 goals.

Talisca’s agent is Jorge Mendes and is believed to be the main behind his Liverpool move, after a move to Shangai fell through.