Wolves may stand a better chance of landing Nikola Milenkovic, with West Ham United reportedly pulling out of a deal.

90min has claimed the Hammers are no longer in the running for the Serbia international.

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Nikola Milenkovic (Photo by Giuseppe Maffia/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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Apparently, manager David Moyes is the one to have pulled the plug.

The club had supposedly been in advanced talks for the last couple of weeks.

It is a potential boost for Wolves, who are in the market for a new central defender with just over two weeks to go until the end of the transfer window.

The club were credited with an interest in Milenkovic by Sky Sports last week.

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Nikola Milenkovic (Photo by Giuseppe Maffia/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

They claimed Wolves had inquired about him and also Takehiro Tomiyasu of Bologna.

 

It seems Wolves’ only competition for the player now is Tottenham Hotspur.

Wolves should be elbowing Nuno aside over Milenkovic

With a little over two weeks left to get players in, Wolves should be pushing hard to sign Milenkovic.

The star shouldn’t cost too much, given his contract expires next year when Fiorentina could lose him for nothing.

The towering star has already racked up over 100 appearances in Serie A, and has 28 caps for Serbia.

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Nikola Milenkovic (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

He’d surely get more game time at Molineux than in north London under Nuno Espirito Santo, who has just signed Cristian Romero.

So Wolves really ought to ramp up their efforts to land the 23-year-old.

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