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Wolves transfer news: Hwang Ui-jo would prefer to move to England than stay in France

Wolves transfer target Hwang Ii-jo would reportedly prefer to move to England rather than stay in France.

Girondins4Ever are reporting this afternoon that the striker is now being courted by a few clubs.

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Wolves are thought to have made a first offer for Hwang, which was deemed insufficient by Bordeaux.

Negotiations are continuing between the two clubs.

It is thought that Wolves may need to double their first offer – thought to be around £2.5 million – if they are to convince Bordeaux to sell.

Wanderers may need to get a move on if Hwang – who has 45 caps for South Korea – is someone they genuinely want.

Nantes have also showing interest in him, as are Montpellier.

But encouragingly, it is stated by Girondins4Ever that Hwang would prefer a move to England, rather than stay in France, where he has been for the past three years.

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This is echoed by Foot Mercato, who suggest that Wolves are in pole position to land the 29-year-old. Nantes is no longer a move that appeals as negotiations became complicated.

As things currently stand, Wolves are heading into their first Premier League game against Leeds United this weekend without a recognised striker.

Patrick Cutrone and Leo Bonatini are both still Wolves players. But neither is thought to be in Bruno Lage’s plans.

A wide forward will lead the line against the Whites. And it is hoped a new centre-forward will be available for selection the weekend after against Fulham.

Encouraging news for Wolves as Hwang Ui-jo is reported to prefer England move than stay in France

It sounds as though Wolves’ luck could be in over Hwang.

The star has been plying his trade over in Ligue 1 for the past few years, and it is understandable he would want a change of scenery. Especially at the age of 29.

Girondins4Ever say it in their article; ‘this seems like the moment or never’.

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Potentially he could be a good signing for Wolves and he wouldn’t break the bank.

And of course, he’d be able to link up with his international teammate Hwang Hee-chan at Molineux. Maybe the pair have even already been in touch.