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Wolves transfer news: Leandro Paredes linked with Molineux move

Wolves have been linked with a potential move for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Leandro Paredes.

According to Calciomercato, the Argentina international could be on his way to Molineux as part of a transfer merry-go-round.

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It is claimed that Ruben Neves could head to Turin, with Paredes coming the other way.

At the moment, Paredes is on loan with the Italian giants.

But he has apparently not really impressed too much and will head back to Paris this summer. And it is apparently unlikely he will be staying at the Parc des Prince.

Wolves captain Neves has been strongly linked with an exit from Wolves at the end of the season.

The star has been with Wolves since 2017, and it was expected he would depart last summer.

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In the end though he stayed put, and then assumed the captaincy.

Many feel like he will be leaving this summer. Barcelona are the team to have been mentioned the most in terms of a potential next destination.

But Juve are keen too, and they are wanting to send Paredes back to PSG in the hope that will then be sold to Wolves. This would theoretically open the door for them over Neves, as Wolves would have their replacement for him.

Leandro Paredes could be a decent signing for Wolves, but Ruben Neves would obviously be a colossal loss

So Wolves could potentially make a move for Paredes this summer. That said, the club may look at other options since he has supposedly not had a great season on loan with Juve.

But previously, Paredes has impressed. Especially in terms of his playmaking.

The Guardian ran a feature on him in February 2021 about his importance for PSG. They said his best attribute was ‘undoubtedly his range of passing’. That would suggest him as being potentially a decent successor to Neves.

Before that, Total Football Analysis also bigged up his passing, saying he is a ‘natural regista whose ability as a passer is exceptional’.

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He is also somewhat similar to Neves in that he does like a yellow card. The star has picked 81 in 322 games in his club career to date. Wolves’ captain has picked up 73 in 337.

It will be interesting to see if he is someone Wolves deem a potential replacement for Neves. A lot of Wolves fans would like to see Manuel Ugarte come to Molineux.

He is only 21 but seems to already have a very impressive all-round game.