Ruben Vinagre is reportedly not a target for Primeira Liga leaders Sporting CP this summer.

Portuguese outlet Record are reporting that sources from within the club have indicated that the left wing-back is not on their radar.

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It had been claimed (A Bola) that Vinagre has been gathering attention from some of the top clubs in the division.

The youngster is playing well at Farmalicao following a failed stint at Greek giants Olympiacos.

But Record’s report is entitled ‘Ruben Vinagre out of Sporting’s orbit’, and they say that he will be heading back to Molineux this summer.

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Whether that means he’s heading back because his loan at Farmalicao will have concluded, or he’s heading back to become a first-team player at Molineux again, remains to be seen.

 

Vinagre faring much better now

Wolves’ decision to pull Vinagre from his loan at Olympiacos and send him to Farmalicao is looking like a good decision.

The 21-year-old has already clocked up 12 appearances, 11 of which have been starts.

Should he continue to play often and well for Farmalicao, he could well stake a claim to be given another first-team chance next season.

At present, it seems unlikely that Wolves would want to splash £20 million (Express& Star) to sign Rayan Ait-Nouri permanently.

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