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Wolves transfer news: Mario Lemina deal edging closer with new fee being discussed

Wolves are reportedly closing in on Mario Lemina, with talks over a new fee now being discussed.

According to The Athletic, the club are in talks with Nice about a transfer for the player this month.

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Supposedly, discussions have advanced in recent days and now there is a feeling that a deal could be struck at around £10 million.

Wolves have already seen two bids rejected for Lemina.

The first was £4.4 million, and the second was around £4.9 million. And yesterday, there were claims that Wolves could go up to £8.8 million.

But The Athletic are saying that Wolves could now pay Nice £10 million for the former Premier League player.

The need for a new central midfielder has increased for Julen Lopetegui recently.

Boubacar Traore is facing a short spell on the sidelines. And Joao Moutinho has also picked up an injury that ruled him out of the FA Cup clash with Liverpool.

There has also been talk about Connor Ronan potentially leaving this month. So Lopetegui could certainly use another body.

Lemina has previously had spells with Southampton and Fulham, appearing 74 times in the Premier League.

Good news as Mario Lemina deal edges closer for Wolves

It looks like Wolves could soon be completing a deal for Lemina, and it’s good business by the club.

Wolves’ squad is currently lacking players with experience.

Lemina, 29, has been around the block, and has obviously played in the English top-flight before.

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He knows the division and can bring steel and also technical quality.

He’s a proven player, and £10 million seems like a fairly reasonable price to pay.