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Wolves transfer news: Swansea could accept lower fee for Flynn Downes

Wolves have been linked with Flynn Downes, and Swansea City could be open to a cut-price deal.

According to Wales Online, the Championship club are looking to add new faces to their squad ahead of 2022/23.

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But they have reached the point where the only way they can do that is by selling players.

Midfielder Downes is attracting a lot of attention at the moment.

A number of clubs from the Premier League, including Wolves, are showing interest.

Initially, it had been reported that the Swansea value Downes at around £11-12 million.

But a new report from Wales Online has suggested that the need to plug a financial hole could see Swansea accept a lower offer than that.

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Potentially, that could be a boost for Wolves, who are seemingly operating a sell-to-buy policy this summer.

Transfer funds don’t appear to be in great supply, so being able to get players in on the cheap could be important for the club in this window.

A potential bargain to be had with Flynn Downes

Wolves getting Downes in for less than the initial £11-12 million would be potentially good business.

The star is a really excellent passer of the ball, and actually wore the captain’s armband in Swansea’s FA Cup clash against Southampton back in January, indicating his leadership qualities. That’s despite him having only joined the club last year.

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Obviously there would be some risk attached to signing Downes too.

He has only played in the Football League so far, so stepping up to the Premier League would be a challenge.

But he his highly spoken of by Swans boss Russell Martin, and he might just make for a shrewd signing of Swansea will come down on that initial valuation.