Wolves are the favorites to sign Sporting CP midfielder Matheus Nunes, with a new update claiming they are the “most interested club” at the moment.
The Lowdown: Nunes reports a constant
The Portuguese maestro’s future has been one big saga throughout the summer transfer window, with a host of clubs interested in securing his signature.
Wolves are one of them, with constant links emerging in recent weeks, as Bruno Lage looks to make a significant signing in midfield to strengthen his squad ahead of the deadline.
It looks like the Wanderers are still pushing hard to get their man, following a new update.
Latest: A new update is coming
According to Sky Sport Germany journalist Florian Plettenberg on TwitterWolves are in pole position for Nunes, although Premier League titans Manchester City and Liverpool are also interested:
“Matheus #Nunes: I’ve been told Wolverhampton are the most interested club at this stage. #MCFC is still in. #LFC keep an eye on him but it’s not very hot. Sporting will be open to offers of around €35m + resale stake in the future.
The verdict: positive news
It’s encouraging to see Wolves are still in the game to nab Nunes, with the Sporting man someone who could forge an outstanding partnership with Ruben Neves, should he stay put.
He and Neves know each other at international level with Portugal and their expertise in the ball game, coupled with strong work out of possession, means Wanderers could dominate midfield battles.
At 23, Nunes represents a long-term investment, and his 86.2% The pass completion rate and average of 2.5 dribbles per game in Primeira Liga last season highlights the technical class at his disposal.