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Gent sporting director Louwagie says Wolves target Yaremchuk can leave this summer

In April, Wolves were linked with a summer swoop for striker Roman Yaremchuk.

Since then, he has scored twice at Euro 2020 as Ukraine made the quarter-finals.

Now, the sporting director of his club Gent, Michel Louwagie, has told RTBF Yaremchuk can leave this summer if the right offer comes in.

But he has suggested he’d want more than 15 million euros (£12.9 million) for the hitman.

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“€15 million? Even in Covid times we hope for more,” he said. “Everything will depend on the market this summer. And on the country where Yaremchuk will go.

“The player will be able to put himself in the shop window. The English market is obviously the most interesting.

“We have already had an agreement for several months with Roman to let him go in case of a good offer. After Euro 2020, we will work together for his transfer.

“If, for example, Ajax were to make him an offer, I don’t think he would be interested. Roman’s desire is to go to a high-level championship.”

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Will Wolves sign Yaremchuk?

West Ham are also reportedly interested in Yaremchuk.

They still haven’t replaced Sebastien Haller, who left for Ajax in January, and are relying on Michail Antonio solo up front.

A fee over £13 million should be affordable for Wolves if their interest is serious.

Plenty depends on whether Bruno Lage wants another dominant forward to come in and play alongside Raul Jimenez.

Yaremchuk scored 23 goals for Gent last season, while Wolves struggled for firepower, so it’s easy to see where the interest comes from.