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Wolves transfer news: Second bid made for Mario Lemina

Wolves have reportedly made a second bid for Nice midfielder Mario Lemina.

It was reported recently that Julen Lopetegui had seen an offer of around £4.4 million rebuffed by the French outfit.

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The manager is keen to add another midfielder in January.

Someone with previous Premier League experience is thought to appeal to the new head coach, and Lemina of course has represented Southampton and Fulham.

According to Daily Mail journalist Tom Collomosse, Wolves have actually now gone in with an improved offer for the 29-year-old.

It hasn’t increased by much though. The latest offer is supposedly just shy of £4.9 million.

It remains to be seen if that will be enough to tempt Nice into selling.

The timing of the Lemina reports are very interesting.

It has been claimed this evening that Liverpool are interested in Matheus Nunes, and are hopeful of doing a deal for around £44 million.

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The Telegraph reported that an agreement could be reached this month, and the player could join up with the Reds ahead of next season.

Wolves fans would like to believe there would be no chance of that happening.

But club officials made it very easy for Everton to sign Conor Coady in the summer. And Nunes is a player Liverpool really wanted before Wolves swooped in. So there could be a small chance.

Lemina is supposedly open to a move to Molineux.

He knows he could get much higher wages than he currently receives in France.

Lopetegui seemingly very keen on Mario Lemina as second Wolves bid goes in

It looks as though Wolves really do want to bring the Gabon midfielder to Molineux.

Reports of a second bid would suggest Julen Lopetegui has a firm interest in the player.

Lemina would be a decent signing for Wolves. He knows the league and is fairly versatile.

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But fans will just hope that he would not be coming in as a replacement for Nunes.

We have not seen the best of the Portuguese maestro yet, so to lose him before he reaches his peak levels would be extremely disappointing.