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Kang-in Lee is becoming hard for Wolves to ignore

Wolves’ struggles in the final third are well documented at the moment.

The team have scored just 17 goals in 23 Premier League games, which is a really poor return.

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Goals have started to flow a little more since Julen Lopetegui’s arrival at the club. But the game against Bournemouth last weekend was a reminder that Wolves still have a big problem.

The forward players have come under the microscope a lot lately.

None of Wolves’ three strikers Matheus Cunha, Raul Jimenez and Diego Costa have scored yet in the league. And it is coming up to a year now since a Wolves striker last scored in the Premier League.

Quite often, the chances that Wolves create are actually only half-chances.

Really, Wanderers need to be having more clear-cut opportunities at goal, and one man who could perhaps help Wolves with that next season is Kang-in Lee.

The South Korea international has been enjoying an absolutely superb season over in La Liga with Mallorca, who are sitting in eighth place at the moment.

Lee is a versatile attacking midfielder who can play on either wing or as a number 10.

Wolves could be losing two players this summer than Lee could replace – Joao Moutinho and Adama Traore.

Moutinho has been operating in that number 10 position of late, and Traore mainly plays from the right. Lee can comfortably play in both of these positions.

Looking at his statistics on fbref, he is very strong when it comes to things like progressive carries and take-ons.

He averages 3.58 shot-creating actions per 90, which puts him in the 88th percentile of midfielders in top five leagues.

He was a player on Wolves’ radar while he was at Valencia, and was recently linked with a move to Molineux again.

Kang-in Lee is a very positive and direct attacking player who could be a great signing for Wolves

Above all else, Wolves need a striker who can score goals regularly.

But it would also help to have someone who can create good quality chances.

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Lee, 22, has huge potential and is available for a very reasonable price of £15 million (his release clause).

Certainly if both Moutinho and Traore leave the club this summer, then the Mallorca youngster would be a very good first port of call.