The futures of Adama Traore and Ruben Neves have been hot topics during Wolves’ transfer window.

The accepted wisdom has been that Wolves would sell one or both players to fund a summer rebuild.

The Athletic’s Tim Spiers claims that is not the case, however.

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He says Wolves aren’t anticipating selling either player before the end of the transfer window and they aren’t actively offering them to clubs.

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That means that they will only be prised away by a bid which matches Wolves’ asking price and a project which turns their head.

Arsenal’s proposed interest in Neves is apparently off the table because Granit Xhaka is now staying.

Rumours continue to swirl, but as it stands, it seems neither player is even close to leaving.


Traore has just two years remaining on his contract, so that situation does need sorting either way as soon as possible.

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The money for new faces is apparently set to come from selling Owen Otasowie and Rafa Mir as well as possibly Romain Saiss and Patrick Cutrone.

Will those players really raise enough cash for Wolves to buy a central midfielder, a centre-half and even a new third-choice striker of the right quality before the end of the month?

That’s a big question and Wolves fans could be forgiven for having their doubts.

But two of their top players look like staying put as it stands. And if that situation changes, it appears Wolves will have had their asking price matched and earned a big fee which could be reinvested into the squad.

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