Last week, Wolves were linked with a bid for Porto midfielder Sergio Oliveira.

Now, Portuguese outlet A Bola have an update on that pursuit and it’s not especially good news.

They claim that Oliveira wants to stay at Porto rather than make the move to Molineux.

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The Portuguese club made the quarter-finals of last season’s Champions League and are in the group stage again this term.

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And Oliveira apparently does not see the project at Wolves under Bruno Lage as something he wants to leave that behind for.

The 13-cap Portugal international had an outstanding season in 2020/21.


He netted 20 goals from midfield across all competitions and produced a masterclass as Porto knocked Juventus out of the Champions League on their own patch.

And Wolves still need a central midfielder before the end of the window, so he’d have been a decent fit.

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But it looks like Wolves might need to turn their attention elsewhere to bolster their engine room.

Despite Jorge Mendes’ involvement, this looks like a deal which won’t be getting done this summer.

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