Wolverhampton Wanderers remain interested in Queens Park Rangers centre-back Rob Dickie, but Wolves face competition from several Premier League sides, according to reports.

The 25-year-old has been playing on the right-hand side of a back three in the Championship this season, which gives him the licence to maraud forward.

Max Kilman is the man in charge of that position for Bruno Lage’s side, as he continues his impressive campaign alongside Conor Coady and Romain Saiss.

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However, with Willy Boly’s injury concerns showing no signs of easing and Saiss’ participation at the African Cup of Nations meaning he will miss some games, Wolves look light at the back.

Summer signing Yerson Mosquera, who is yet to make his Premier League debut, is also working his way back from a high-grade hamstring injury that required surgery.

With a lack of depth and options, Wolves’ pursuit of Dickie may intensify as we approach the opening of the January transfer window.

Wolves target Rob Dickie compared to Harry Maguire

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According to The Athletic, the most obvious high-profile comparison to Dickie is Harry Maguire ‘at his best’.

In the same report, it’s claimed that Dickie is ‘more or less perfect’ for a Premier League club in need of a defender this January.

His impressive qualities include being physical, adaptable, comfortable on the ball, confident enough to attack, whilst being decisive enough to defend.

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However, alongside Wolves, the likes of West Ham United, Southampton, Burnley and Leeds United all reportedly have an interest in signing the Queens Park Rangers star.

The Athletic believe that it would take an eight-figure transfer fee to convince QPR to part ways with Dickie and the Championship side wouldn’t be tempted to budge on their asking price.

With several Premier League sides interested in Dickie, Wolves could miss the boat if they don’t act swiftly in January.

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