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Wolves transfer news: Wanderers enquire about Racing Club midfielder Carlos Alcaraz

Wolves have reportedly made an enquiry over Racing Club midfielder Carlos Alcaraz.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Wanderers have made contact with the Argentine outfit to see if there’s potential for a deal to be done.

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Italian publication Gazzetta are reporting on the story, because Inter Milan are also said be showing interest in the youngster.

They add that Wolves and also FC Porto have both asked for information about Alcaraz.

Apparently, clubs have learned that the 19-year-old is valued at just over £10 million by Racing.

Alcaraz has been on the scene for nearly a couple of years now, after making his first-team debut for Racing in January 2022 in an Argentine Primera División game against Atlético Tucumán.

The talented midfielder has gone on to make 82 appearances, and score 12 goals. He’s also tabled six assists.

This is not the first time Wolves have been linked with Alcaraz.

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Marca reported back in May that Wanderers were showing interest in the youngster, suggesting he was the next Lautaro Martinez. Not in terms of being similar positionally, more for being another starlet with a very high ceiling.

It is little wonder that Inter are keen on Alcaraz.

They signed Lautaro from Racing back in 2018, and has enjoyed a brilliant first few years at the club, scoring 82 goals and making 30 assists in 202 appearances.

Carlos Alcaraz could be an amazing pickup for Wolves, but he could be pricey

Alcaraz is seemingly a young player with very big potential.

Goal made him the subject of a feature article earlier this year, and explored why it is that so many big clubs are tracking him.

They describe him as an ‘explosive teenager talent’ and that he had been ‘standing out for his powerful, direct dribbling and prowess from free-kicks’.

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The article also mentions that Alcaraz does have a release clause of around £22 million.

Wolves would hope to pick him up for much nearer the £10 million reported by Gazzetta.

Racing would be well within their rights to refer clubs to that release clause though, with the player under contract with the club until the summer of 2026.