Wolves are reportedly considering a move for Coventry City striker Viktor Gyokeres.
According to the Express & Star, Wanderers are still keen on the Sweden star, having been keen during the January transfer window.
Ultimately, Wolves decided against moving for him. Julen Lopetegui clearly felt comfortable enough moving ahead with Raul Jimenez, Diego Costa and new signing Matheus Cunha.
But Wolves remain keen on Gyokeres, who has been one of the best players in the Championship this season.
The former Brighton man has plundered 21 goals in the league, which is second only to Middlesbrough’s Chuba Akpom (28).
But Gyokeres has also been very creative, notching 10 assists. Since Akpom only has two, Gyokeres officially has the most goal contributions in the league (via BBC Sport).
Wolves look set to bid farewell to Raul Jimenez this summer.
The Mexican has not made a Wolves squad now since the game with Nottingham Forest on April 1.
There is a growing feeling that he will be departing, and Gyokeres could be a good replacement.
Before his injury, Wolves really benefitted from Jimenez’s strong all-round game as a centre-forward. He didn’t just score goals, but he held the ball up really well, brought others into play and ran the channels.
Jimenez hasn’t really been able to showcase these traits since returning from his head injury.
But Gyokeres is someone who is becoming known for having a very strong all-round game.
Viktor Gyokeres is definitely someone Wolves should be looking at
Gyokeres has had an outstanding season in the Championship for Coventry.
You would think that he is likely to have plenty of clubs looking at him this summer.
He just seems to have a lot of great traits in a modern-day centre-forward, like pace, power, finishing and technical quality.
Coventry would apparently be looking for around £25 million for Gyokeres. That’s fairly steep for a Championship player with no experience of the Premier League.
But in recent years, we’ve seen the likes of Ivan Toney and Ollie Watkins come up into the top-flight and shine.
Wolves could do with someone in the Jimenez mould and Gyokeres might just be worth a punt.