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Wolves transfer news: Che Adams set to stay at Southampton

Striker Che Adams is set to stay at Southampton this summer, after Ralph Hasenhuttl ruled out an exit for the 26-year-old.

Adams has been on the radar of several clubs in the past few weeks, including Everton and Wolves.

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The Daily Mail had reported that Wolves were competing to sign the Scotland international.

But Adams won’t be leaving St. Mary’s Stadium following comments made by Hasenhuttl earlier today.

The Austrian said (via talkSPORT): “I can categorically say that he is our player and that he will stay with us, we love him and especially when he scores goals.”

It is a much stronger response from Hasenhuttl, who had said of Adams days earlier: “He’s our player. He was last season the second best goalscorer in our team, why should we let him go?”

Adams has made a great start to the 2022/23 season for the Saints.

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The star scored two goals at the weekend against Leicester City, and probably ought to have had a hat-trick after hitting the post late on.

He then scored two more goals on Tuesday night in the 3-0 win over Cambridge United in the Carabao Cup.

His haul in the last week means he is currently scoring at a rate of once every 47 minutes.

Meanwhile, Wolves continue to be linked with other strikers.

The club is currently in talks with Stuttgart over Sasa Kalajdzic, and Wanderers officials are hoping to reach an agreement for the Austrian’s transfer.

Che Adams will not become a Wolves player this summer as Hasenhuttl rules out exit

So it looks as though Adams will not be going anywhere in the coming days.

Potentially he would have made for a decent addition to Wolves’ squad.

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But Southampton’s stance is pretty clear, and it would take a silly amount of money to prise him away after what Hasenhuttl has said.

And Wolves should not be paying silly money for a player who would likely be used in rotation with Raul Jimenez.