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Report: Joao Moutinho closing in on new deal at Wolves

Midfielder Joao Moutinho is reportedly closing in on a new deal with Wolves.

According to the Express & Star, both parties are now close to reaching an agreement to keep the veteran at Molineux.

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Talks have been on since the season ended, and the club have been hoping to keep the 35-year-old.

And Moutinho also wants to stay at the club.

The sticking points has apparently been Moutinho wanting two more years, and Wolves only wanting to offer him one.

But talks have supposedly been positively while Moutinho has been the Portugal national team.

It is stated that no announcement is expected ‘soon’, but there is a good feeling that the club will eventually deliver the news many fans are hoping for.

AS Roma are thought to be keen on Moutinho, so there has perhaps been a little pressure on Wolves.

But this update does sound fairly promising.

An encouraging update on Joao Moutinho, with star set to sign new deal

It sounds as though there isn’t much too worry about regarding Moutinho.

The player himself spoke recently about his future and didn’t seem too worried about anything.

The indications are that the £100,000-a-week star will be sticking around, which is really good news for the club.

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Wolves have already lost experienced heads in John Ruddy, Fernando Marcal and Romain Saiss, and it would be a big blow to lose Moutinho too.

He’s a top professional and a leader in the dressing room. He may well start to decline soon, but he’ll still have invaluable qualities to bring off the field.

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