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Wolves fans react to Salomon Rondon links

Wolves fans have been reacting to reports of interest from the club in Salomon Rondon.

The Sunday Mirror (13/12; page 62) claimed the Venezuela international is on Nuno Espirito Santo’s radar, as the manager prepares to cope without Raul Jimenez.

As everyone knows, the Mexican suffered a fractured skull two weeks ago against Arsenal, and will supposedly be on the sidelines for a while.

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At the moment, the only out-and-out striker in the first-team is Fabio Silva.

Silva arrived at the club during the last transfer window for a reported £35.6 million fee (BBC Sport), and may now be needed more than Nuno had hoped at this stage.

Rondon, of course, is a former Premier League striker having had stints with Newcastle United and West Brom.

He’s scored 35 goals in the English top-flight, but has been plying his trade over in the Chinese Super League with Dalian Professional FC for the past 18 months.

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Rondon, now 31, was hoping to stay at Newcastle before his move to the Far East, so it could be that he is keen on a Premier League return.

That said, he reportedly pockets £250,000-a-week at Dalian (via Chronicle) so that could complicate matters.

On social media, some Wolves fans were actually open to the idea of seeing Rondon come in as short-term cover for Jimenez: