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Wolves striker Bonatini could be on his way to Turkey

Out-of-favour Wolves striker Leo Bonatini could be on the move to Turkey, according to reports.

Former Fenerbahce defender Luciano has reportedly offered his fellow Brazilian to the Turkish club, says Fotospor.

They claim Luciano,who played for the Istanbul club from 2003-06, has spoken with the Fenerbahce board and advised them to sign the 25-year-old this summer.

He’s reportedly told the Super Lig side Bonatini’s style is similar to that of Fener legend Alex de Souza and that signing the Wolves player could be a sensible move.

Fernerbahce are looking to strengthen their attack this summer following the departures of Roberto Soldardo and Islam Slimani. Tottenham’s Vincent Janssen is also on their radar.

Bonatini has been linked with a move to Turkey before and he is expected to leave Wolves this summer after returning from an unsuccessful loan spell with Championship side Nottingham Forest.

The 25 year old played five games for Forest but failed to score and was left out of the squad towards the end of the season at the City Ground.

Bonatini signed for Wolves for £5m last summer after scoring 12 goals in the Championship title winning season of 2017-18 and he is under contract at Molineux until June 2022.

The former Estoril and Al-Hilal forward last appeared for Wolves as a substitute in the 3-2 defeat at home to Tottenham on November 3, the last of seven Premier League appearances off the bench he made in gold and black in 2017-18. He last scored in a 2-0 win at Sheffield Wednesday in the Carabao Cup on August 28. But he continued to make the matchday squad up to and including the 2-0 loss to Crystal Palace at Molineux on January 2.

Bonatini and Ivan Cavaleiro, as well as probably Helder Costa, are three players Wolves are understood to be prepared to loan or sell this close season, while Kortney Hause and Ethan Ebanks-Landell have already left, to Aston Villa for £3m and Shrewsbury Town respectively.