Bundesliga winger Leon Bailey is apparently weighing up his options, amid interest from Wolverhampton Wanderers.

It was claimed earlier this week that Wolves are one of a few sides keen on the Jamaica international.

Leon Bailey (Photo by ANDREAS GEBERT/AFP via Getty Images)

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Apparently the player feels as though this summer could be the right time for him to depart.

Bailey has been with Bayer Leverkusen since 2017, joining form Genk.

He has enjoyed a terrific rise in Germany, and is now viewed as one of the most exciting and dangerous players in the Bundesliga.

A few teams are said to be keen, but it’s been claimed Aston Villa are currently showing the most interest.

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Leon Bailey (Photo by Max Maiwald/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

Following the reports earlier this week, Bailey’s stepfather Craig Butler has confirmed there is interest from England.


He told Bild: “There are different interested parties from the Premier League. We are checking the options.”

Bild say Villa and Leverkusen are only €5 million/£4.2 million apart.

Wolves to miss out?

Butler’s comments may well suggest that Wolves do have some interest in Bailey.

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Leon Bailey (Photo by Sascha Steinbach – Pool/Getty Images)

But it seems right now that Villa is a more likely destination.

Villa appear to have cash to burn this summer – they’ve already signed Emi Buendia for big money, and they also made a bid for Emile Smith Rowe.

If Wolves want to land Bailey, time may just be running out.

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