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Wolves transfer news: Sven Botman to cost at least £25 million in January

Wolves would reportedly have to fork out over £25 million if they want to sign Sven Botman next month.

The Lille central defender is a coveted player right now, after enjoying a fantastic season in 2020/21.

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He helped Lille to win the league title, and is seen as one of Europe’s most promising centre-halves.

Wolves were linked with a move for Botman during the last transfer window.

Supposedly, the club refused to pay the asking price.

Botman later said that he was open to a move, and Jeff Shi had actually said that budget was not an issue during the last window.

In the end, it was determined that Wolves’ existing options were good enough.

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Ironically, Wolves have actually been solid defensively this season.

But fans know that the club still need to add one or two more central defenders to the squad.

According to TMW, Lille don’t particularly want to lose the Dutchman, But they could be tempted to sell for a fee in excess of £25 million.

AC Milan are also supposedly keen on Botman, hence the report coming from an Italian source.

£25 million for Sven Botman is a bargain Wolves should be all over

If Lille really would listen to offers over £25 million then Wolves would be fools not to get involved.

Botman is already high-level, and has the potential to become a fine centre-half.

While it’s true Wolves have been really good at the back this season, there is still absolutely need for someone like Botman to come in.

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Romain Saiss is doing really well right now, but he will eventually need replacing.

As will Willy Boly, who has struggled with his fitness throughout 2021.

It remains to be seen if Wolves will go back in for Botman. Many fans will certainly hope that will be the case.