The Baggies are looking to strengthen their attack this summer and manager Tony Pulis has eyed £10million-rated Ba as his number one target.
Albion are yet to table a bid for Ba but the Premier League side have been handed a huge boost in their hopes of signing the striker after Besiktas manager Senol Güneş revealed that the former Newcastle United and Chelsea man has requested to leave the Turkish side.
Güneş said: "We are on the lookout for a new striker following Demba Ba's request to leave."
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