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Wolves transfer news: Fabio Silva set to join Anderlecht on loan

Wolves striker Fabio Silva is reportedly set to join Anderlecht on loan.

According to journalist Pedro Sepulveda, the teenager is now read to embark on a new chapter in a bid to further his development.

Silva has endured a tough couple of years at Molineux since his £35.6 million move from FC Porto (BBC Sport).

The star was thrown in at the deep end in the 2020/21 season when Raul Jimenez suffered his skull fracture.

The club’s plan was to ease him in and give him opportunities here and there.

But Silva played quite a lot of minutes, and it was tough for him given he actually didn’t play all that much for Porto’s first-team before moving to Molineux.

And last season, Silva found minutes hard to come by as Bruno Lage regularly put his faith in Jimenez following his return.

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The youngster did well with the chances he had, but finished the campaign without a goal to his name.

Wolves have apparently now decided that a loan move would be best for him.

It is something officials have been considering since January.

Wolves surely now set to bring in a new striker, as Fabio Silva prepares to join Anderlecht on loan

Fans have wondered what might happen with Silva this summer.

Some have wanted him to remain at Molineux and fight Jimenez for a starting spot. And other have felt he needs a loan move.

It appears the club feel a loan move for Silva would be more beneficial for him.

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Hopefully if he does now join Anderlecht, he will play as much as possible.

Wolves have invested a lot of money in him and officials will be desperate for him to come good.

The signs are there with Silva. He works tremendously hard, so hopefully this loan spell will be the making of him.

No option to buy clause has been included. So that suggests Wolves simply want him to go out and play, with a view to him returning and thriving in the Premier League.