Vinicius ‘Vini’ Souza has been speaking about his future, amid recent reports linking him with a move to Wolves.
The Brazilian midfielder had supposedly caught the eye of Wanderers having had an outstanding season on loan at Espanyol.
Souza is currently on loan with the Spanish outfit from Lommel.
He has become a regular and essential player in Diego Martinez’s team. And his performances have not gone unnoticed.
A number of clubs have taken a liking to the 23-year-old.
Wolves are among the clubs keen, and Souza has been speaking about what the future may hold for him in an interview with El Mundo.
Wolves’ interest was actually put to him. But the South American wouldn’t really be drawn on the links. He said: “I’d rather not think about it right now.
“At the moment, my head is completely focused on Espanyol and La Liga. Yes, it is true that I have been listening to things, but right now I do not care. My mind is 100% on this club.”
Souza was also asked if he would like to stay at Espanyol beyond the current season.
“For me, of course”, he replied. “I can’t talk much about it, because it’s not in my hand, but I’d love to stay.
Espanyol are currently sitting in 15th place in La Liga.
They are just one point above the relegation zone, and the objective for the club is to obviously stay up.
Souza’s form will be key in achieving this.
Vini Souza is seemingly aware of Wolves’ interest in him, as midfielder comments on his future
It seems from what Souza has said that he is aware of the transfer interest in him from Wolves and other clubs like Manchester City and Atletico Madrid.
This is a good thing as he has plenty of time to consider his next move.
It does seem though like he doesn’t have much control over where he will go.
It was suggested recently by Mundo Deportivo that Manchester City have an influence over the player, because City Football Group owns Souza’s parent club Lommel.
Perhaps Wolves officials will need to have some conversations with their City counterparts if some kind of deal is to be done.