Maxi Pereira’s agent has told Benfica that he wants to leave in January to join Besiktas according to LigTV.
The report goes onto say that Pereira has spoken with his former teammate Oscar Cardozo and wants to continue his career in the Turkish Super League.
The Black Eagles have played much of the season without a right-back due to injuries and a lack of depth.
Midfielders Necip Uysal and Atiba Hutchinson have had to fill in as make shift right-backs from time to time this season.
Liverpool are also targeting a move for Benfica right-back Maxi Periera during the January transfer window according to the Mirror newspaper.
Beşiktaş have also been linked with Sporting’s Junior Caiçara, Dinamo Zagreb’s Ivo Pinto, Cruzeiro’s Mayke and Udinese’s Cameroon international Nyom.