Wolves chairman Jeff Shi could continue the youthful revolution at the club with yet another impressive move in this summer’s transfer window…
According to L’Equipe, the Midlands outfit are one of three Premier League teams looking at Dijon wonderkid Mounir Chouiar, though he is also courted by teams from all five of Europe’s elite divisions.
Leeds United and Arsenal are the only other teams mentioned.
They claim that the 21-year-old would be available for just €20m (£18m), which would be the Ligue 1 outfit’s record sale by some margin. Lens would also be due 20% of any fee.
Nuno Santo’s squad is brimming with young talent which has been a key aim of the Fosun ownership group – the likes of Pedro Neto and Ruben Vinagre have broken into the first-team setup whilst £35m club-record signing Fabio Silva will be expected to follow suit.
Chouiar, who can play on the left as well as through the middle, would be yet another ambitious signing with a ton of potential and one that looks quite the bargain at £18m.
Get French Football News have dubbed him a “dribble-king” which is hardly a surprise considering he pulled off more successful attempts (63%) than the likes of Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Houssem Aouar last season.
Whilst his manager Stephane Jobard believes the France U19 international is a “serious talent” who “can destabilise the defence in one-on-ones” and is “capable of making the final pass and can even score.”
The Dijon boss also added: “He has the whole arsenal of a modern footballer.”
Shi swooping for the French attacker would just be yet another shrewd move from the Molineux outfit.
AND in other news, one Wolves misfit outshone Raul Jimenez and Joao Moutinho this week…