According to The Sun on Sunday (June 10th, page 60), Wolverhampton Wanderers are being linked with a move for Leeds United goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell.
Peacock-Farrell emerged as Leeds’ no.1 last season and made 11 appearances for the Whites at the back end of the campaign.
The Sun reports that the 21-year-old, who is valued at £90,000 on Transfermarkt, would be signed in addition to Wolves’ longstanding target Rui Patricio.
The Northern Ireland ‘keeper made his debut for his country recently, playing in the second half of a 0-0 draw against Panama.
Peacock-Farrell became a fan-favourite at Leeds after taking the no.1 jersey from Felix Wiedwald.
It is clear the youngster has talent but with potential competition in Rui Patricio and the Championship Goalkeeper of the Year in John Ruddy, Peacock-Farrell would struggle for minutes for some time.
It is possible Wolves would want to send the ‘keeper back on loan, which would be sensible as he is clearly of a standard to play in the Championship, and it would be a shame for him to keep a Molineux bench warm.
It is good to see that Wolves are looking to the future, but with such competition for places, fans will be hoping Peacock-Farrell continues to learn his trade on loan.
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