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Players linked with Wolves whose contracts expire in 2022

Wolverhampton Wanderers have been linked with a host of names since last year

The last transfer window saw Wolves sign Yerson Mosquera, Jose Sa, and Francisco Trincao and Hwang Hee-chan on loan deals. Rayan Ait-Nouri also joined the club permanently after his loan last year.

But there were plenty who didn’t come to Molineux, but that doesn’t mean to say they won’t in the future.

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Some individuals that have been linked with Wolves are actually now into the final 12 months of their contracts.

Here are some players Wolves ought to keep an eye on ahead of them potentially becoming free agents.

Franck Kessie

Kessie was linked with Wolves in 2019, with Corriere dello Sport reporting the club had lodged a £23 million bid.

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Obviously it didn’t come to fruition, but perhaps Wolves could consider a potential free swoop for the midfield enforcer.

Currently he is being lined up by Liverpool, but the Ivorian – who knows Willy Boly from the national team – would make a real difference to Wolves’ engine room.

Boubacar Kamara

Highly rated Marseille star Kamara was mentioned as a possible incoming on transfer deadline day.

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He was the subject of an offer from Wolves (via The Athletic), but the 21-year-old ultimately decided to stay put and compete in this season’s Europa League.

Capable of playing in both defense and midfield, he’d be a brilliant acquisition and a fantastic free signing.

Divock Origi

Like Kessie, Origi has been linked with Wolves a few times.

The Belgium international has pretty much spent all of his time at Anfield playing second fiddle to the likes Roberto Firmino, Mo Salah and Sadio Mane.

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And he plays even less now following the arrival of former Wolves star Diogo Jota on Merseyside.

He is probably one of those players in serious need of a move to kickstart his career again.

There would be a section of Wolves fans opposed to seeing him pitch up at Molineux, but him being available for free might just change some people’s stances.

Sam Johnstone

He plays for the enemy, but Sam Johnstone would be a cracking signing for Wolves.

And it would rile up many a West Brom fan.

The England international was linked with Wolves back in June (The Athletic).

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John Ruddy signed a one-year extension ahead of this season and it would be a major surprise if he played another at Molineux.

Wolves will therefore need a replacement, and Johnstone would provide some absolutely brilliant competition for Jose Sa.

It’s perhaps unlikely, but well worth seeing about.

Jesus Corona

Raul Jimenez’s international teammate was said to be a target of Wolves’ last year (via Birmingham Mail).

His contract with FC Porto expires next year, and he could potentially make for a shrewd little signing.

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He can play right-back or as a winger – suggesting a wing-back role could be ideal for him.

Porto are said to be in a bit of financial difficulty right now, meaning the chances of a contract extension for him may be slim.