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Why Romain Saiss should ignore other offers and sign extension at Wolves

As things currently stand, Romain Saiss will leave Wolves as a free agent at the end of the season.

The Morocco international’s deal at Molineux runs out in just a few months, and his future is certainly something that needs to be sorted out soon.

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The player apparently has a number of clubs ready to swoop for him if he doesn’t extend.

L’Equipe reported last week that at least seven clubs are circling.

Saiss actually spoke about his future too, saying: “I’m having a lot of fun in the Premier League, but I’m not closing any doors. I will see the most interesting project here or elsewhere.”

It sounds as though he hasn’t yet come to a decision.

Wolves want to keep the star and are said to have offered him fresh terms.

So it is down to Saiss now – and the 32-year-old should strongly consider doing one more season at the club.

This season, he has reached another level under Bruno Lage.

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He didn’t have a great time in 2020/21 featuring as part of a leaky defence under Nuno Espirito Santo.

But this time around he has largely excelled, and Lage has had a remarkable impact on him.

He is clearly someone the manager really likes.

Even when his form has dipped slightly, like in recent weeks, the manager has continued to select him, dropping Max Kilman a couple of times instead.

Lage has talked up Saiss as being a leader, and obviously values the qualities he brings off the pitch as well as on it.

Wolves have big potential under Bruno Lage, as Saiss should stick around

Wolves have enjoyed a great first campaign under Lage.

It is looking like the club will be finishing somewhere around where they are now, and that would constitute a strong first term under the new boss.

It is possible that Wolves could potentially secure European football, and maybe Saiss should agree to do one more season to try and help the club achieve that.

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He’s a respected member of a tight-knit dressing room. And he is still showing that he is a capable Premier League defender.

Saiss will have been at the club for seven years this summer.

He could probably not be blamed for wanting to experience a new chapter after some great memories at Molineux.

But one gets the feeling there could be more of those to come. He could be someone who plays a big part.