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Wolves transfer news: Journalist claims Wolves are not yet at the table for Joao Felix

Wolves are reportedly not currently in the running to sign Joao Felix.

TalkSPORT’s Alex Crook has tweeted this afternoon that the Portugal international is ‘being hawked around’ to various Premier League clubs at the moment.

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Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United are all in the frame as of right now.

Crook says that Atletico Madrid are currently looking to offload Felix on loan. But they are holding out for an £8 million fee.

Supposedly that is proving prohibitive for some clubs. That is understandable – to pay £8 million to take a player not in particularly great form for only half a season doesn’t seem particularly reasonable.

Wolves were recently reported to have been showing an interest in Felix.

This was before the club sanctioned a move for Matheus Cunha though.

Whether Wolves try to come to the table for Felix remains to be seen.

Atleti are looking to get the 23-year-old out of the club in an attempt for him to find form following a difficult time at the Wanda Metropolitano.

He became one of the most expensive footballers in history when he made his move from Benfica in 2019. His move cost Atleti around £113 million.

But it hasn’t really happened for him yet in Spain.

In 129 games he has scored 33 goals and made 18 assists. While those numbers are not too bad, certainly much more was expected.

Wolves coming to the table for Joao Felix would be a major surprise

It would be very surprising if Wolves entered the face for Felix.

The club have just signed Cunha from Atleti, and he is someone that plays the same positions as Felix.

If Wolves are going to add another attacker in January, it needs to be a natural centre-forward. Felix does not really class as one.

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And then there is that loan fee Atleti supposedly want.

£8 million really is a huge fee, and it would be no surprise if Wolves also balked at that.