Revealed: 64% of Wolves fans back spending club-record £30m on Butland

Jordan Pickford’s heroics out in Russia have made it easy to forget that, for much of the Premier League season, it was a close run thing between the Everton man and Jack Butland for the England number one shirt.

It was Pickford’s distribution that saw him get the nod and he grew into the tournament to become a national icon but Butland has similar quality and would have backed himself to have matched his rival’s quality between the sticks.

Stoke’s relegation did not help Butland’s cause but it has created interest in the England international’s signature, with Wolves reportedly battling fellow Midlands club Leicester City for his services.

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The reported fee the Potters want for the stopper is £30m, so we asked Wolves fans whether the man who has been a unused substitute as the Three Lions have inspired the nation this summer is worth paying that club-record fee for.

64 per cent of them said that Butland is worth that bumper fee, as you can see from the full results below…