Wolves could move in for unsettled Liverpool attacker Harry Wilson, who spent last season on loan with Championship side Derby County.
Wilson’s season-long loan deal comes to an end soon, and he is set to return to Liverpool, and Wolves have been linked with a £25 million move.
According to a report from the Birmingham Mail, the 22-year-old plans to return to pre-season training at Merseyside amid interest from elsewhere, but isn’t sure where his future lies.
“Hopefully the manager [Jurgen Klopp] has seen the games [of Derby County] on TV and I’ve made a good impression.
“I’ll go back there [Liverpool] pre-season. What happens from there I don’t know,” Wilson revealed.
Wolves did well to finish seventh in the league, and it would be a surprise if they don’t strengthen their squad again.
Harry Wilson at Molineux: A hit or miss?
Wilson is a versatile player who mainly features in the number 10 role and possesses the ability to play on either wing or in an attacking midfield role.
The Wales International impressed in the Championship, and managed 24 goal contributions, scoring 18 times in all competitions.
Wilson’s long shot ability and set-piece prowess have caught the eye of fans and pundits alike, especially his free-kick against Manchester United at Old Trafford in the League Cup, a game Derby eventually won.
The 22-year-old’s defence-splitting passes, and calm cool finishing in front of goal make him an appealing target for Wolves Premier League.
Wilson’s is a hard-worker on the pitch and tracks back, something that will hold him in good stead at the Molineux.
Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo would love a young player with such flexibility, technicality and energy in his side. The player also has good pace to burn, and could be devastating on the break with the likes of Jota and Jimenez in the team.
Wilson’s tackling ability and aerial prowess remain a bit of a concern, and a price-tag of £25 million seems high for someone who isn’t proven in the Premier League.
The Wanderers are looking to increase squad depth for next season, seeing they have European commitments to take care of, so Wilson will help them in that regard.
Wilson’s potential arrival does have risks, but considering how consistent he was with Derby, there’s a bigger chance he’ll succeed than fail at Wolves.
Stat Courtesy: Whoscored