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2019

Wolves old boys pay tribute to tragic Justin Edinburgh

Former Wolves players George Elokobi and Darren Anderton have joined in the tributes to Justin Edinburgh, who has died at the age of 49. The ex-Tottenham left back tragically passed away on Saturday after suffering a cardiac arrest on his return from watching his old club in the Champions League final against Liverpool in Madrid. He was hospitalised on Monday. Edinburgh was last pictured before the final, which he watched with former team-mate and one-time Wolves captain Steve Sedgley, along with other ex-Tottenham players. Just six weeks ago Edinburgh led the team he managed, Leyton Orient, back into the Football…

Wolves winger will be attracted by Leeds because of Bielsa – Mills

Danny Mills believes Wolves forward Helder Costa will be attracted by a move to Leeds. The Championship play-off semi-finalists are believed to be interested in signing the one-time £13m club record signing on a season-long loan deal, to join former Molineux wing back Barry Douglas at Elland Road. The 25-year-old is believed to be one of the players head coach Nuno Espirito Santo is willing to accept offers for this summer on a loan or permanent basis as he looks to strengthen his squad. Former Leeds and England right back Mills, 42, who is not best remembered by Wolves fans…

Croatian defender again linked with Wolves

Wolves have again been linked with a move for Besiktas defender Domagoj Vida. This time they find themselves with competition from promoted Norwich City, according to Turkish website Fanatik. The Canaries have reportedly lodged a £8.9m (10m euros) bid for Vida, who plays mostly at centre back but can also operate at right back. Wolves were first mentioned in connection with the 30-year-old last summer after the former Bayer Leverkusen stopper starred in Croatia’s run to the World Cup final before losing 4-2 to France. Norwich manager Daniel Farke is ready to strengthen his squad ahead of Premier League football…

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…

Leeds in for Costa as Wolves look to freshen up

Leeds United want Wolves winger Helder Costa as Marcelo Bielsa looks to freshen up his squad for another promotion assault next season. The 25-year-old one-time £13m club record signing is expected to be made available this summer after only playing a bit-part role last season. Leeds will look to strike a loan arrangement with Wolves if they can, as they risk being priced out of any permanent deal. The Elland Road club are looking to see if an agreement can be reached with Wolves and Costa’s agent, Jorge Mendes. Should the Portuguese sign for Leeds, he will join a familiar…

Wolves’ Portuguese four primed to face the Netherlands in final

Wolves’ Portuguese contingent are looking forward to facing the Netherlands in the Nations League final on Sunday after defeat for England. Holland beat the Three Lions 3-1 after extra-time after the semi-final ended 1-1 after 90 minutes. The result means Rui Patricio, Ruben Neves, Joao Moutinho and Diogo Jota are preparing to face the Dutch this weekend instead of a showdown against English players they have played against in the Premier League. That said, there are no shortage of Premier League stars in the Netherlands squad. Liverpool pair Virgil Van Dijk and Gino Wijnaldum, Fulham forward Ryan Babbel, Brighton’s Davy…

Now Huddersfield eyeing Wolves forward Cav after Fulham interest

Wolves forward Ivan Cavaleiro continues to attract interest, with Huddersfield the latest club linked with him. Fellow relegated Premier League club Fulham are believed to be in pole position to land the 24-year-old forward, who has been made available for transfer by head coach Nuno Espirito Santo. www.wolvesbite.com first reported Fulham’s interest last month, but the Terriers have reportedly joined the race to sign the Portuguese attacker. Huddersfield are keen to boost their scoring options on their return to the Championship after registering just 22 goals last season as they finished bottom of the top flight. Cavaleiro certainly knows where…

Hause led to Villa for £3m is good business for Wolves

Wolves are poised for their first cash sale of the summer after Aston Villa triggered the option to sign centre back Kortney Hause. Villa signed the 23-year-old in January on loan with a view to a permanent deal, and they are prepared to meet the £3m price tag. The deal represents good business for Wolves, after then boss Kenny Jackett signed the former England Under-21 international from Wycombe in January 2014 for £175,000 after he had made just 31 appearances for the Chairboys. The former England Under-21 international will become one of Wolves’ most expensive defender sales, matching the fee…

Rondon’s demands could scupper move to Wolves

Wolves’ chances of landing target Salomon Rondon could hinge on his chances of playing regular football. It’s understood the Albion striker has made it clear during talks he wants to play every game, something Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo will not guarantee anyone. Nuno sees the Venezuela international competing with Raul Jimenez for a regular starting place. But he will not agree to him starting every game. Wolves are still believed to be in pole position to land the striker, who has just enjoyed a hugely successful season on loan at Newcastle, where he top scored with 12 goals…

Wolves’ deal could be worth £10m

Wolves have announced the biggest kit sponsorship deal in the club’s history, signing up with global gaming firm ManBetX. The two-year agreement comes after Wolves ended their partnership with W88 12 months into a similar length deal. It’s understood the new sponsorship is worth around £10m, while sources say they have paid off W88 at a cost of £3m. ManBetX, who are based in Malta, have sponsored Crystal Palace for the past two years and also back the snooker Welsh Open. The main sponsor’s name will be on the front all adult first-team home shirts, plus Under-23s and adult disability…