Fulham are said to be awaiting an answer from Joao Palhinha having reached an agreement with Sporting CP, with Wolves still looking to strike a deal of their own.
According to a report from O Jogo this morning, the Cottagers are close to landing the player.
They have apparently had a bid of £17 million accepted by the Portuguese outfit.
Marco Silva is said to have spoken to the player and is confident of him saying yes.
But it is stated that Wolves are still racing to try and match the proposal.
The report claims that Wolves are going on the attack for Palhinha to avoid missing out to Fulham.
They had been planning on making player sales first, but seemingly now fear losing out on Palhinha and are pushing to sign him.
Many Wolves fans have been expressing their frustrations on social media over the past few days.
Palhinha is a player who has long been linked with the club.
It has felt as though this could be the window in which he finally makes his move to Molineux, and reports a few weeks ago had pointed towards a relatively straightforward signing.
But there is now a very real chance Fulham could pinch him.
Wolves should not have waited to sell players first, as Fulham threaten to pinch Palhinha
It is looking as though Fulham are now in pole position to sign Palhinha, and it will be huge frustrating if they manage to get him.
O Jogo appear to suggest that Wolves have indeed been waiting to sell players first, before making additions.
This is something that could now ultimately cost the club a key transfer target.
Really, the plan should have been to get people in first.
Because the chances are, players like Ruben Neves and Adama Traore are not going to be short of suitors this summer.