Wolverhampton Wanderers could supposedly have another opportunity to land talented Portuguese starlet Francisco Trincao this summer.

El Confidencial have claimed that Barcelona have placed the 21-year-old on their transfer list in order to generate funds.

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Francisco Trincao (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

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The star has only been at the Nou Camp since the summer of 2020, after a £26 million agreement was struck the previous January (Sky Sports).

So far, Trincao has made 36 first-team appearances for the club, scoring three goals and making two assists.

Apparently Barca have debts of around €730 million/£629 million, and their new leadership team need to start making player sales.

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Francisco Trincao (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

More high-profile names to feature on their transfer list apparently include the likes of Antoine Griezmann, Samuel Umtiti and Philippe Coutinho.

El Confidencial believe Trincao being represented by Jorge Mendes means there is potential for Wolves to potentially sign him this summer.

Any move to the Black Country for Trincao would see him follow in the footsteps of ex-Barca teammate and fellow Portugal international Nelson Semedo, who made the same move last summer.

 

Wolves were first linked with Trincao while he was still a teenager at SC Braga (The Sun, January 2019).

Trincao a talent but…

Trincao definitely has exciting potential.

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Francisco Trincao (Photo by Eric Alonso/Getty Images)

But he perhaps isn’t what Wolves need this summer.

Really, Nuno Espirito Santo needs a forward who has a good output in terms of goals and assists.

He needs to bring in someone with a little more experience. Just because Trincao is another young Portuguese talent should not mean a pursuit is automatically launched.

Perhaps, God forbid, if Pedro Neto was sold for big-money, then a move may make sense, but again only in addition to another experienced player.

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