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Wolves talks progressing for in form Ligue 1 striker linked with Newcastle move

Wolves talks progressing for in form Ligue 1 striker linked with Newcastle move
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Wolves are keen on signing a striker this January due to Raul Jimenez's injury, and they are reportedly close to signing in form Montpellier forward Andy Delort.

Reports earlier this week have suggested that Wolves have opted against signing either Divock Origi or Olivier Giroud due to the lack of finances available this window.

However, there are still several rumours linking Wolves with possible incomings in January, with Algerian forward Andy Delort being one of the primary targets.

A report from Le Buteur (via Sport Witness), has stated that Wolves have made a 'serious offer' for the 29-year-old striker, and they want to sign him at 'any price'.

Despite this, Newcastle United are also in for the striker, with them being keen to add to their options up front, trying to take off some of the load off from Callum Wilson, whom they have been dependent on for goals this season.

Delort has made a very good start to the season in Ligue 1, scoring eight goals and providing six assists in 17 league appearances so far this season.

The Algerian has led Montpellier on countless occasions this season, being named as captain several times.

Delort has been very consistent over the last few seasons, scoring 14 goals and providing seven assists in 36 Ligue 1 appearances in 2018/19, following this up with 12 goals and three assists in 31 appearances in all competitions in 2019/20.

In the past, Delort had an experience in England with Wigan Athletic, struggling to find his mark there, playing in just 11 Championship games, failing to score in any of them.


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