Chelsea striker Demba Ba hopes to hear from Besiktas in January. The Daily Express says Ba is reported to have held top-secret talks with Besiktas on a recent trip to Istanbul, although Galatasaray and Fenerbahce are also thought to be interested.

According to FIFA agent Ceylan Caliskan, no deal has been agreed yet but it may just be a matter of time.

He said: "I talk closely with Demba Ba, he wants to play for a Turkish club but I can't comment on a transfer yet."

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