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August 6, 2019

Mario Lemina move to Wolves ‘close’ – reports

Wolves’ pursuit of Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina appears to be edging closer. Several reports in France claim the clubs have agreed a £1m loan fee for the season with a view to a permanent deal, though confirmation is still awaited. The potential sticking point is a clause Wolves have apparently insisted on as part of the permanent deal, namely that the 25-year-old has to play 30 games this season before a reported £19m fee has to be paid. Head coach Nuno Espirito Santo is pushing for the signing of a midfielder before Thursday’s 5pm deadline. But Wolves, who play their…

Nuno still pushing for one more signing at Wolves

Wolves are still hoping to tie up one more signing before the transfer window shuts on Thursday. Head coach Nuno Espirito Santo is pushing for the arrival of a midfielder, believed to be Southampton’s Mario Lemina, before the 5pm deadline. But Wolves, who play their next Europa League tie, away to Armenian side FC Pyunik that night, will have to move quickly if they are to get their man. Wolves have been linked with the 25-year-old midfielder for a while, and Southampton are understood to be willing to let him leave St Mary’s, for around the £15.4m they paid Juventus…

Wolves snap up Azerbaijan ace – and hope he can follow Jota

Wolves have announced a signing for the future in Azerbaijan international Renat Dadashov. The 20-year-old striker has penned a four-year contract after joining from Portuguese side Estoril for an undisclosed fee. Dadashov, who scored four goals in 22 appearances in Portugal’s Liga Pro (second division) last season, has been immediately loaned out to fellow Portuguese outfit Pacos de Ferreira for the season to gain further experience. Pacos is where Wolves striker Diogo Jota began his professional career and club officials are hoping the recently promoted side, who will be playing in Portugal’s Primeira Liga this season, can have a similar…