Demba Ba has flown over to Turkey to conclude talks with Besiktas. The deal is thought to be worth around £8 million. The Chelsea forward tweeted a picture of himself in a Besiktas shirt.
Besiktas president Fikret Orman gave an inkling into why the club wanted to sign Ba: "Ba is a player we all believe in, we put in a lot of time and effort to complete the transfer," said Besiktas president Fikret Orman. "The transfer is within our budget and we are delighted to have completed the move."