Wolves have learned that Morocco midfielder Azzedine Ounahi has a £22 million asking price on him at the moment.
That is the claim from Calciomercato, who cover interest from Napoli in the player.
Ounahi was one of the stars of the 2022 World Cup, helping his country reach the semi-finals in Qatar.
Ounahi caught the eye practically every game with his fantastic technical quality and relentless energy alongside Sofyan Amrabat.
His future has become the subject of intense speculation over the past few weeks.
Ounahi currently plays his club football with Angers, who are bottom of Ligue 1.
Given their league position and Ounahi’s excellent performances at the World Cupo, it would be a major shock if he stayed put beyond January.
Calciomercato say that Ounahi has an asking price of £22 million at the moment.
If that is true, then it’s likely many clubs will be circling.
Calciomercato say that Napoli are actually set to make offer for the star. But they are only going to offer up to £13.2 million.
Wolves were mentioned a couple of weeks ago as one of the teams in the hunt, for a player both Luis Enrique and Jose Mourinho hailed during the tournament.
It is thought Julen Lopetegui would like to bring in another midfielder for Wolves next month.
£22 million is a startingly low asking price for Azzedine Ounahi, Wolves should be in the mix
This is quite a bold claim from Calciomercato.
Ounahi is clearly an extremely talented player, and put in some fantastic displays at the World Cup. And against top opposition like Spain, France and Croatia, too.
To think Angers would only ask for £22 million is a surprise.
Perhaps this is a move designed to attract many clubs to the table so that a bidding war will break out.
Without doubt Wolves should be a part of the conversation.
He would make a wonderful addition to the squad, and is someone that would be handy to bring in now given Ruben Neves and Joao Moutinho could both be playing their last seasons at Molineux.
But he will not be easy to sign. The interest in Napoli is definitely a problem. The Serie A league leaders are flying this season, and apparently they’ve actually had Ounahi in their databases even before the World Cup.
That said, the Italians will surely need to do better than offering £13.2 million.