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Agent reveals Besiktas talks for Man Utd fullback Buttner

Besiktas are favourites for Manchester United fullback Alexander Buttner.

Besiktas hope to sign Buttner on loan by the end of the week.

"During the [friendly] match against Sevilla in the past weekend, interest was expressed," Buttner's agent Aleksander Bursac told Renascenca Radio.

"He put in a good performance. There was interest from Benfica to sign a defender, but that news is already history.

"Two days later, Benfica confirmed to me that they would keep the two left-backs [Melgarejo & Cortez] that they have left the squad.

"I am currently negotiating with Besiktas, but with Benfica? No. Benfica showed interest and then gave up."

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