Arsenal have been linked with a move for Pedro Neto, as Wolves prepare to complete a deal to sign Goncalo Guedes.
Wanderers have swooped for the Valencia attacker over the weekend after losing their opening Premier League game of 2022/23 against Leeds United.
Bruno Lage was unable to field a striker at Elland Road.
On Saturday evening, reports began to surface about Guedes, who had been left out of Valencia’s squad to face Atalanta.
Gennaro Gattuso said that the club had received a big proposal from a Premier League club.
That proposal came from Wolves, and Guedes is due to have his medical at the club today.
And the Express report that this move could ‘clear the path’ for Arsenal to make a move for Neto.
The report suggests that Wolves could look to try and offset the cost of signing Guedes by cashing in on the 22-year-old livewire.
Neto was one of Wolves’ star performers in pre-season.
The youngster missed a large chunk of last season as he recovered from a knee injury.
Fans are excited to see if he can get back to the level he was showing in the 2020/21 season, after which he was named the club’s Player of the Season.
It would be a major shock if Wolves entertained interest in the former Braga star.
So far this window, all the talk has been about Morgan Gibbs-White and Adama Traore as potential outgoings.
Wolves just cannot sell Pedro Neto, amid interest from Arsenal
While many fans are very excited about the prospect of Guedes coming in, Wolves selling Neto to Arsenal would cause untold anger at Molineux.
Hopes are extremely high over Neto this season.
The youngster has massive potential, and has performed very well in pre-season.
Potentially, he could help Wolves to do good things in 2022/23 now that his fitness has improved.
Selling him after signing Guedes would be a major punch to the gut for a lot of Wolves fans. It just cannot be allowed to happen.
Last season, Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp branded Neto ‘a very special talent’ and ‘one of the best (young) talents in world football’. Wolves would be fools to entertain interest at this point in the window.