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Wolves transfer news: Wanderers open to permanent exit for Ki-Jana Hoever

Wolves are now ready to sanction a permanent exit for Ki-Jana Hoever this summer.

According to the Express & Star, the club are open to selling the defender, who has struggled to make an impression at Molineux since his arrival in 2020.

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Hoever, 20, joined from Liverpool for an initial £9 million, rising to £13.5 million with add-ons.

He joined at the same time as Nelson Semedo, who has proven to be a major barrier to potential first-team minutes.

Semedo was strongly preferred by Nuno Espirito Santo, and Bruno Lage also played him for the majority of games last season.

So far, Hoever has made just 25 appearances for Wolves.

And now, Wolves are ready to sell.

It is stated by the Express & Star that they would want to recoup as much of their initial outlay as possible.

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Currently, there is interest from the likes of PSV Eindhoven and his former club Ajax.

It remains to be seen whether any permanent transfer offers will be forthcoming, and if they would be anywhere near what Wolves originally paid.

Given the youngster’s struggles, it might be unlikely and Wolves may be forced to take a hit on the player.

Wolves are right to consider permanent exit for Ki-Jana Hoever

Wolves are right to be considering selling Hoever.

The transfer just hasn’t worked out so far, and it is worth seeing if anyone wants to buy the £40,000-a-week man.

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Semedo is firmly established as the number one right wing-back at Molineux. And Lage is understood to see Chiquinho as a potential option for that position.

There is also Bendeguz Bolla who could become a member of the first-team squad, after a productive spell on loan at Grasshoppers. And then, of course, Jonny Castro Otto can play on that side.