Wolverhampton Wanderers have had their hopes of keeping Ruben Neves boosted.
As per a report from Fabrizio Romano, via GIVEMESPORT, it is said that Neves could stay at Wolves after the club potentially priced him out of a move to Manchester United.
Romano believes that United may opt against negotiating for the Portugal midfielder due to Wolves’ starting price.
Speaking to GMS, Romano said: “The point is about the price because, a few weeks ago, Wolves manager Bruno Lage said in public that they want around £100m for Ruben Neves.
“They don’t see Manchester United paying that money for a single midfielder like, in this case, Ruben Neves. I’m sure that they will consider other options.”
The latest news from Romano will come as a delight for Lage, who would majorly benefit from Neves’ stay at Molineux.
The 25-year-old is the string-puller in midfield for the Old Gold, averaging around 53.88 passes per match at a solid completion rate of 82.8%. The reason for his pass accuracy being in the early 80s in terms of percentile, is due to the types of passes he looks to make.
Despite occupying a slightly deeper role in the engine room, he is extremely progressive in his passing play, covering 1313.68 yards in total passing distance, with 14.31 long-distance passes completed per game.
If Neves does stay, it will be a big victory for Wolves, and will almost feel like a new signing in itself.
It would give Lage a chance to bring in quality to surround the Portuguese and improve the team whilst sticking to a core base.