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Wolves transfer news: Nelson Semedo on Atletico Madrid's radar

Wolves wing-back Nelson Semedo is reportedly once again on Atletico Madrid’s transfer radar.

According to a report from Marca over the weekend, the Portugal international is one of their targets this summer, along with Tottenham Hotspur’s Emerson Royal.

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Semedo, who is facing a fight to be fit for the start of the season, has been linked with Atleti a number of times before.

The Spanish giants were actually keen to land him from Barcelona, before they ultimately bought Kieran Trippier. They were also linked with him last summer.

It is suggested that Jorge Mendes could potentially play a part in getting the 28-year-old to the Wanda Metropolitano. The super agent has facilitated several moves to the club, as he has with Wolves.

Semedo largely enjoyed a superb campaign in 2021/22.

The star was a real outlet for Wanderers, and his importance grew once Adama Traore departed for Barcelona on January.

But the star picked up the first of two hamstring injuries against Arsenal in February.

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That put him on the sidelines for several weeks.

He returned to play just a couple more games, before sustaining another hamstring injury against Brighton.

He required surgery, and is now facing a race against time to be fit to face Leeds United in the club’s first game of 2022/23.

Wolves fans shouldn’t fear Nelson Semedo exit this summer, amid Atletico Madrid interest

It is surely very unlikely that Semedo will leave Wolves this summer.

Firstly, his current injury is likely to put a lot of teams off.

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And then, Wolves are just not likely to want to sell. He’s only been at the club for two years, after costing £29 million to sign.

The club have just loaned out Hoever to PSV Eindhoven. So to also offload Semedo would be a strange move.