Wolverhampton Wanderers could make a fresh attempt to sign Carlos Vinicius this summer.

That’s according to TVI24, whose journalist Rui Pedro Braz claims the Premier League club are monitoring the Brazilian situation.

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The striker has been on loan at Tottenham Hotspur this season, but has struggled for regular minutes.

He’s had to play second fiddle to Harry Kane, which has limited him to 22 appearances – only 10 of which have been starts.

Vinicius has managed to score 10 goals for Spurs despite the lack of opportunities.

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Carlos Vinicius (Photo by Alex Livesey – Danehouse/Getty Images)

Despite that return, the north Londoners are not expected to trigger their option to buy, with the South American to head back to parent club Benfica.

 

Braz says that Wolves could try again for a player they previously made €60 million/£52 million and €45 million/£39 million moves for in 2020.

He adds that Vinicius is now valued at between €25 million/£22 million and €30 million/£26 million by Benfica, and that the player would like to remain in the Premier League to prove himself.

Vinicius hasn’t convinced

Willian Jose has not worked out as expected at Molineux and it would be a surprise at this point to see him sign permanently this summer, but Vinicius has not really pulled up trees at Tottenham.

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Carlos Vinicius (Photo by Alex Livesey – Danehouse/Getty Images)

Unfortunately for him, he just hasn’t really had a great deal of game time due to the reliance on Harry Kane and Heung-min Son.

Even paying £22 million would be a bit of a risk from Wolves, who would probably be better off bringing Rafa Mir, who’s scored 15 goals this season, back into the fold.

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