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Darren Bent urges Wolves to move for Allan Saint-Maximin

Former Premier League forward Darren Bent has claimed that Allan Saint-Maximin “would be a great addition” for Wolverhampton Wanderers this summer.

What’s been said?

Bent told Football Insider:

“He would fit in really well at Wolves, can you imagine Saint-Maximin on one wing and Adama Traore on the other?

“That is out-and-out pace, power, everything. He would be a good signing. I like what Nuno’s doing, he understands that they’ve got a good squad but they can still be better.

“They’ve got a lot of games, they’ve got the Europa League, they’ve got league games, so I think it would be a great addition for them.”

The Daily Mail recently claimed that Wolves were showing an interest in the Newcastle United attacker ahead of this summer’s transfer window.

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Indeed, the report suggests that the Premier League club are weighing up replacements for Adama Traore ahead of a potential exit.

And Bent, who scored 106 Premier League goals during his career, has said that the Frenchman “would fit in really well at Wolves”.

How has Saint-Maximin performed this season?

The 22-year-old has made 18 appearances for Steve Bruce’s side since arriving from Nice ahead of the 2019/20 campaign.

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The attacker has contributed two goals and two assists in all competitions, although just one of those strikes have come in the Premier League.

For a player who operates in the final third, Saint-Maximin’s numbers are not terrific.

It is worth remembering that he struggled with a thigh problem in the early stages of the season, meanwhile, before missing six Premier League games between December 14 and January 11 due to a hamstring issue.

Saint-Maximin also has European experience having turned out in the Europa League for both Nice and Saint-Etienne, in addition to playing in the early rounds of the Champions League for Nice.

It will be fascinating to see whether Wolves pursue a move for the attacker this summer, but he would be the ideal signing in the eyes of Bent.

Meanwhile, a number of Wolves fans have been on social media lavishing praise on one of their current players.

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