Wolves goalkeeper Rui Patricio wants his future sorted quickly amid interest from Roma.

According to Italian outlet Calcio Mercato, Patricio has had his head turned by interest from Portuguese compatriot Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho will take over at the Italian giants in the summer and wants a new number one.

Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris is apparently another option, but Patricio is seen as more attainable and affordable.

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They report that with Euro 2020 on the horizon, Patricio wants his future resolved as soon as possible.

That means talks between him and Roma are expected to take place this week.

 

Portugal have one more friendly before the tournament kicks off, against Israel on Wednesday night.

Then, they get underway against Hungary on June 15 and Patricio will expect to be the first choice goalkeeper.

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Patricio on the move?

It was reported yesterday that Patricio is keen to leave Wolves and feels ‘sorry’ about Nuno Espirito Santo’s departure.

Wolves look all set to bring in Bruno Lage as his successor and Patricio’s future could be one of the most urgent issues on the agenda.

Losing his first choice goalkeeper would be a far from ideal start for Lage, especially one of Patricio’s quality.

With Patricio’s contract expiring in June 2022, Wolves won’t get a fee close to the £16 million (BBC) they paid for Patricio in 2018 if they lost him this summer.

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