Wolves transfer is still first choice for player despite Leicester City talks – reports – Birmingham Live

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Wolverhampton Wanderers reportedly remain interested in William Carvalho, with the player still seeing a move to Molineux as his most preferred option.

The Portuguese international has been extensively linked with a move to the Premier League in recent months.

Along with Wolves – Leicester City, West Ham and Tottenham Hotspur have all been linked with Carvalho, who is currently with La Liga outfit Real Betis.

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Spanish news outlet Estadio Deportivo report that Leicester are the front runners for the midfielder’s signature, with talks proceeding at a good pace.

However, it is also suggested that a move to the King Power is not his first choice, with Wolves a more desirable move.

Wolves have a rich Portuguese influence, right the way down from head coach Nuno Espirito Santo. And Estadio claims that Carvalho’s agents have maintained contact with Molineux decision-makers.

The main stumbling block for a move to Wolves appears to be the fact that Betis are desperate for a deal to be concluded as soon as possible.

The report adds that Wolves are pleading for some patience, with the club still waiting to see whether they can secure a berth in next season’s Champions League.

Those hopes took a serious dent on Saturday, as Nuno’s men were beaten at home by Arsenal. It leaves Wolves trailing Manchester United, who currently occupy the fifth place, by three points and a further two behind Chelsea in fourth.

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