Premier League trio Wolves, Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur despatched scouts to look at Porto’s 1-0 victory over Sporting Lisbon on Thursday with Matheus Nunes and Joao Palhinha that includes, as reported by A Bola.
It’s the top of an period at Molineux. Or, not less than, that’s the way it appears to be like. Fernando Marcal, Willy Boly, Romain Saiss, Adama Traore, Joao Moutinho and Ruben Neves might all depart over the summer season months.
And discovering sufficient replacements, not least for Moutinho and Neves, shall be no simple activity.
Portugal worldwide Nunes – lately dubbed ‘one of the best players in the world’ by none aside from Pep Guardiola – would definitely signify a step in the suitable route nonetheless. A dynamic, dextrous attacking midfielder who helped Sporting win their first Primeira Liga title in twenty years final season, The Athletic reviews that Wolves have recognized Nunes as a possible successor for Neves.
According to claims popping out of Portugal, the £33 million-rated star will take some convincing earlier than he turns into the most recent in a rising line of Iberian footballers to swap Lisbon for Wolverhampton.
Wolves’ midweek journey to Porto – they scouted Thursday’s Taca de Portugal conflict between the Dragao and the reigning Portuguese champions – might have been made with Nunes in thoughts. Clearly, the 2020 Europa League quarter-finalists should not keen to surrender on the one-time Everton goal simply but.
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A Bola claims that representatives on behalf of Spurs and Southampton have been additionally in attendance on the Estadio do Dragao.
The £29 million-rated Joao Palhinha, Sporting’s 6ft 4ins midfield mountain, has been linked with each Tottenham and Wolves lately (Record). The Athletic imagine he may very well be tasked with filling a Moutinho-shaped gap in Bruno Lage’s engine room.
Former Molineux starlet Pedro ‘Pote’ Goncalves additionally featured on Thursday night time. He has 14 targets and 11 assists this season.
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