Wolves reportedly missed out on the chance to sign Strasbourg centre-back Alexander Djiku, due to them turning their attention to failed target Craig Dawson.
The Lowdown: Centre-back shortage at Wolves
While Bruno Lage will be happy with his overall efforts in the summer transfer window, the centre of his defence does currently look light.
Granted, Nathan Collins has come in from Burnley, but Wolves have also seen former stalwarts Conor Coady, Romain Saiss and Willy Boly all move on.
It looked as though Dawson was going to come in late in the window but it was a move that ultimately failed to materialise.
The Latest: Djiku could have been signed
It is stated that Wanderers ‘did have the €6m requested’ to sign the 28-year-old ‘but preferred to sign’ the West Ham man.
The Verdict: Could be a big error
It could be that he was a younger, superior target to Dawson, who not only then didn’t join Wolves but also scuppered their chances of signing the Ghanaian.
Hopefully, it won’t look like a big error over time – free agent Jason Denayer is being linked with a move, which could alleviate the issue – but there is every chance that it could be a big opportunity missed.
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