Wolves are said to be one of several sides keen on Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey.

90min claim interest is beginning to mount in the Jamaica international, and that the player feels the time is now right to move.

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Apparently, Aston Villa were the first club to show interest in Bailey.

But now, Leicester City, Everton, Southampton and Wolves are all eyeing the 23-year-old.

Bailey rose to prominence when he transferred to Leverkusen back in 2017 from Genk.

He’s clocked up 156 appearances for his current club so far, and scored 39 goals and provided 26 assists.

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Bailey – whom the official Bundesliga website previously described as having ‘scorching pace‘ – is known for being lightening quick, and can also operate on either flank or even as a central striker.

According to 90min’s report, Leverkusen value their man at over £25 million.

 

It was reported last week that the Bundesliga side have actually turned down a bid of that much from Villa.

Traore would have to go

This move would probably only really have a chance if Adama Traore left the club.

Right now, Wolves have decent depth in terms of wide players.

Pedro Neto is injured, but Wolves have Traore, Daniel Podence and Francisco Trincao, and Rayan Ait-Nouri has been showing in pre-season he can play more advanced. Morgan Gibbs-White is also an option.

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Adama Traore (Photo by Jack Thomas – WWFC/Wolves via Getty Images)

Traore has been linked with an exit this summer, with Chelsea and Leeds reportedly keen.

Bailey is comparable to Traore in terms of style, so he’d probably be some Wolves look at if the club did lose the Spaniard.

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