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Plymouth confirm interest in Wolves cub Ennis

Plymouth Argyle have now confirmed their interest in signing Wolves striker Niall Ennis on loan.
Pilgrims manager Ryan Lowe says the 20-year-old, who is currently one of only two strikers with Wolves in the Premier League Asia Trophy in China, is on a five-strong list of forwards he is pursuing.
Lowe told Plymouth Live: “Niall Ennis is a fantastic footballer. He’s probably one of five on our list. We are still out there, we are still looking, we know what we need.”
Lowe is not banking on Ennis coming to Home Park, however. “Look, he might go to China and rip it up, and they say ‘no, he’s not going on loan’,” he added. “That’s why we don’t come out and say anything. He has represented England, he’s a quality striker. There are probably other clubs that are in for Niall Ennis, like we are in for other players.”
Ennis played 25 minutes of Wednesday’s 4-0 win against Newcastle in Nanjing after replacing two-goal Diogo Jota as Wolves clinched a place in the final against Manchester City. The youngster caught the eye too, setting up Taylor Perry with a cross from the right for an effort brilliantly cleared off the line by Kelland Watts.
Wolverhampton-born Ennis, who made his first team debut as a late substitute in a 3-2 home FA Cup fourth round replay victory over Shrewsbury Town in February, was the top scorer for Wolves Under-23s as they won Premier League 2 Division 2 last season and is a sought-after talent. He has represented England from Under-16s to Under-19s level, and has made three Checkatrade Trophy starts for Wolves.
If Ennis is loaned out, he will follow fellow Wolves Academy graduates Ryan Giles (Shrewsbury), Christian Herc (Czech First League club Viktoria Plzeň) and Connor Ronan (Slovakia side FC DAC 1904 Dunajská Streda) who are currently enjoying temporary stays elsewhere to help their development.
Lowe is still looking to strengthen his squad for the start of the Pilgrims’ 2019-20 League Two campaign. The Plymouth boss has also been strongly linked with a move for Bury attacker Byron Moore, who he took to Gigg Lane from Bristol Rovers last summer. Moore has 12 months left on his contract at debt-ridden Bury and played for them in a 1-1 pre-season draw away to Nantwich Town on Saturday.