Reported Wolves target Kang-in Lee has impressed at the World Cup – and his release clause at Mallorca is now being suggested.
The talented 21-year-old has made an impression in Qatar.
Lee provided a brilliant assist in the 3-2 defeat to Ghana, and put in a really impressive 30-minute cameo.
It was reported last week that Wolves had asked about the attacking midfielder’s availability.
Newcastle United were also mentioned as being keen on the player, who joined Mallorca from Valencia in 2021.
According to Marca, Lee has a release clause of around €17 million (just shy of £15 million) at his current club.
The Spanish publication states that several Premier League clubs are following Lee, and supposedly there were a number of scouts present to watch him in Mallorca’s recent 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid.
Newcastle are supposedly the most interested club at this stage.
It remains to be seen if Wolves come calling for Lee in January.
He is a player Lopetegui will have seen up close a number of times having managed Sevilla and Lee having played for Mallorca and before them, Valencia.
He’s the kind of player Wolves need to be looking at given Joao Moutinho’s advancing years and the probably departure of Ruben Neves next year.
Kang-in Lee at £15 million would be a fantastic piece of business by Wolves
£15 million for Lee is a very reasonable fee.
The youngster is showing his quality at the World Cup, and has really shone this season in La Liga.
He has many years before he reaches his peak and so he would most definitely be worthwhile investment at £15 million.
The technically gifted Lee can also play out wide. He’s actually featured mostly on the left for Mallorca this season.
It’s possible Wolves could lose Adama Traore in January or next summer, so that’s another potential reason to be considering Lee.