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QPR boss Warburton comments on reported Wolves target Dickie

Queens Park Rangers defender Rob Dickie reportedly emerged as a transfer target for Wolves this week.

And the central defender made no secret of his desire to play in the Premier League one day.

Now QPR boss Mark Warburton has had his say on the rumours and it’s fair to say he’s been bullish.

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As per West London Sport, he said: “I’m reading some bizarre stories about my players apparently being close to finalising deals with Premier League clubs.

“Wolves, Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield United – they’re all linked at prices that are quite laughable.

“You just sit there and read with amusement. I love it when I read ‘in the know’ journalists who can inform us that.

“I’ve never read so much bull in my life.”

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Given that much of the frustration around Wolves’ backline stems from the fact it’s made up of largely the same players from the Championship promotion season, links with Dickie might frustrate some fans.

But not every signing has to be a Jorge Mendes client and Dickie is a hungry, homegrown player with real ability.

It’s clear that Wolves would have to stump up to get him, and that might be where the issue lies.

Ruben Semedo has also been talked about, but if his work permit issues persist, Dickie would be a good alternative.