Report: Demba Ba heading for Besiktas

Chelsea forward Demba Ba is reportedly close to joining Besiktas on loan.

Chelsea forward Demba Ba is reportedly close to joining Besiktas on loan.

The 29-year-old joined Chelsea from Newcastle United in January 2012, but has struggled to force his way into the London club's first XI on a regular basis.

Everton have been linked with a move this summer, but according to The Telegraph, Besiktas are close to signing the striker on an initial short-term deal.

The same report has claimed that the deal will include a clause that will allow the Turkish outfit to make the move permanent at the end of the 2014-15 campaign.

Ba has scored four times in 18 games for Senegal.

Chelsea's French-born Senegalese striker Demba Ba celebrates with Chelsea's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata after Ba scored Chelsea's third goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge in London, on
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