Belgian outfit Oostende are reportedly ready to try and make a quick profit on defender Jack Hendry, who has recently been linked with a move to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
According to 90min, the Jupiler League side will be snapping Hendry up permanently at the end of the season for a fee of £2 million, which was the clause agreed with Celtic ahead of his loan move.
But rather than retain Hendry, they will seek to try and turn an instant profit on the 25-year-old, even though he’s had a very good season.
It’s claimed Oostende believe they can get around £10 million for Hendry, and that they are aware of interest from Wolves – whose interest was first reported by 90min in January – and also West Ham United.
Leicester City, Crystal Palace, Newcastle United have also apparently sent scouts to Belgium in recent weeks.
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Hendry would need to agree to the move before Oostende can pay Celtic the £2 million, before things could potentially get interesting for Wolves.
It’s been reported recently by Tim Spiers that the club will dip into the transfer market for a new centre-half this summer.
Wolves should aim higher
Hendry has certainly turned his career round at Oostende.
But whether he could do a job in the Premier League is questionable.
The English top-flight would be a big step up and any move would be a risk.
Realistically, Wolves should be looking to get someone in who from a top five league in Europe who can come in and become a new dominant force at the back for Nuno.