Wolves may have a chance to land Michail Antonio, with West Ham United reportedly ready to sell him.
According to the Daily Mail, the Irons are seeking to freshen up their attack having struggled in front of goal this season.
Apparently, they have actually now placed a bid of £12 million for Aston Villa striker Danny Ings.
Ings is currently not in favour under Unai Emery.
West Ham are also currently linked with Sevilla striker Youssef En-Nesyri.
It is stated that West Ham are now prepared to sell Antonio this month, amid interest from Premier League clubs. They are said to be ‘worried’ about his form at the moment.
It has been suggested Wolves are interested in the player, and yesterday it was claimed the club had made a loan enquiry.
Antonio spoke about his future on the Footballer’s Football podcast, and made it clear that he wants to be playing regularly.
The arrival of another centre-forward at West Ham would mean he wouldn’t be able to do that.
So it’s very possible he could depart this January.
It remains to be seen if Wolves would have any interest in actually buying £85,000-a-week star Antonio.
Arguably, that wouldn’t make a great deal of sense.
West Ham willing to sell Michail Antonio, but permanent move wouldn’t make much sense for Wolves
As things currently stand, Wolves need a centre-forward to come to score a few goals until the end of the season.
The aim is to get someone who can help steer the team away from the relegation zone.
Wolves buying Antonio doesn’t feel particularly likely, because both Sasa Kalajdzic and Fabio Silva will be back in the picture next season. A loan would make more sense.
Right now, Julen Lopetegui has several options to play up front, meaning Antonio would not get the regular minutes he is craving.