Wolves have been linked with Roma striker Eldor Shomurodov not too long ago and the ahead may show to be the following Diogo Jota at Molineux.
Stories from Italy had steered that the Roma man could possibly be signed as a alternative for Raul Jimenez, with the Mexican set for a prolonged spell on the sidelines after struggling an damage in pre-season.
It appears more and more doubtless that the Uzbekistan worldwide will depart the Stadio Olympico this summer time, with the Serie A aspect eager to money in on him and studies recommend that he could possibly be accessible for €15m (£12.7m). Nonetheless, they must act shortly with Bologna and his present membership locked in negotiations over his switch.
Contemplating Jose Mourinho’s aspect have already introduced in Paulo Dybala, and look set to signal Andrea Belotti on a free switch, taking part in time could possibly be onerous for Shomurodov to return by subsequent season and an exit undoubtedly seems on the playing cards.
Final season noticed the 27-year-old, who was described as a participant who “has every thing” by agent Kahorm Muminov, make simply 5 begins in Italy’s high flight, making 23 appearances from the bench, which emphasises his standing as a bit-part participant on the membership.
Ought to Wolves signal Shomurodov?
Nonetheless, he nonetheless popped up with 5 targets and 6 assists and has proven in earlier spells at FC Rostov and Genoa that he is aware of the place the again of the web is, scoring 26 instances throughout his spells on the membership two golf equipment. Due to this fact, he could possibly be a shrewd acquisition by Bruno Lage this summer time.
In accordance with FB Ref, the third-most related participant to Shomurodov when it comes to play type is former Wolves man Diogo Jota, a comparability that can little question intrigue these of a Molineux persuasion.
Final season noticed the 2 gamers common the very same variety of pictures on track per 90 minutes (1.26), whereas additionally they registered the identical variety of assists within the league (4) and had a really related shot on track proportion of 35.5 to 36.3.
Jota was an enormous success in his time at Wolves, contributing 44 targets and 19 assists in 131 appearances for the Outdated Gold, serving to them to promotion from the Championship and taking part in a giant half as they earned European qualification of their first season again within the huge time.
Since his departure, they’ve arguably missed such a dynamic and effervescent presence, however they may little question hope to overlook all about him by signing Shomurodov this summer time.
Jota has gone on to turn out to be a key participant for Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool scoring 34 in 85 outings, so Wolves could be silly to show down a participant such because the Uzbekistan worldwide this summer time, particularly contemplating their want for attacking reinforcements.