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Wolves TT Roundup: Dani Olmo speaks about his future, Patrick Cutrone’s agent downplays exit talk, Danny Loader remains a target

In this instalment of our TT Roundup, Football Transfer Tavern have gathered three of the biggest stories to have involved Wolves recently and have provided our thoughts on the reports published.

Wolves target Dani Olmo speaks about his future

Dinamo Zagreb attacking midfielder Dani Olmo, who was the subject of a £22.5m bid from Wolves during the summer (as per Sportske Novosti), has said that he will not close the door on any club who want to sign him, but has seemingly hinted that a return to his native Spain would be his preferred option.

In an interview with Spanish publication Sport, the 21-year-old Barcelona academy graduate replied “I hope I can come back” when asked about a possible return to La Liga, although he also stated: “I don’t close the door on any club.”

Verdict

Sport have claimed that Barcelona may be tempted to bring Olmo back to Camp Nou, which could leave Wolves needing to use all their powers of persuasion to try and bring him to Molineux.

He netted on his senior debut for Spain last Friday and scored against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League last month, with a return of six goals from 17 club games this season.

With Wolves not having an abundance of goals from midfield (Ruben Neves is their most prolific in that position so far this term with three), Olmo could be worth another try for Wolves in the January transfer window.

Patrick Cutrone’s agent refutes rumours of possible Wolves exit

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Patrick Cutrone in action with Southampton's Oriol Romeu

Patrick Cutrone’s agent Donato Orgnoni has poured cold water on reports that the striker wants to leave Wolves and return to his native Italy.

Italian outlet Primo Canale reported on Monday [via Sport Witness] that the 21-year-old is seeking a return to Serie A, with Sampdoria considering a loan-to-buy offer in January.

However, Orgnoni subsequently told SampNews24 [via Sport Witness] that his client has not thought about leaving Wolves and is fully committed to the club.

Verdict

Cutrone hasn’t quite hit the ground running at Wolves since joining from AC Milan in July, with just two goals in 19 appearances so far for Nuno Espirito Santo’s team.

Having made just three Premier League starts and remaining in the shadow of Raul Jimenez, who has followed up his 17 goals last season with 13 already this term, the Italian might have been hoping to make more of an impact at Molineux in his first few months at the club.

However, at 21 he has ample time to improve and does not deserve to be written off at Wolves yet, considering his tender years and that this is his first move outside of his homeland.

Wolves maintaining their interest in Danny Loader

Wolves are continuing to keep tabs on Reading forward Danny Loader, having come close to signing the 19-year-old during the summer.

On transfer deadline day in August, the teenager had a medical at Molineux and agreed terms with Wolves, only for the Royals to pull the plug on the deal at the last minute, as tweeted by Sky Sports reporter Anton Toloui.

That hasn’t deterred the Black Country club from renewing their interest in the player, though, with Birmingham Live claiming on Tuesday that Wolves are keeping tabs on him.

Verdict

Loader has yet to firmly establish himself in Reading’s first team, making just six senior appearances (four as a substitute) this season without scoring, as per TransferMarkt.

However, that hasn’t stopped Wolves from being joined in the race for his signature by Manchester United, according to Sky Sports News.

With Raul Jimenez scoring freely and a host of forward options either at the club currently (Diogo Jota, Patrick Cutrone, Pedro Neto) or out on loan (Rafa Mir, Leo Bonatini, Bright Enobakhare, Renat Dadashov), there seems no great need for Wolves to go all-in on an unproven striker who hasn’t yet nailed down a place at the team placed 19th in the Championship.

Wolves fans, what do you make of these stories concerning your club? Share your views in the comments section below!

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Wolves TT Roundup: Dani Olmo speaks about his future, Patrick Cutrone’s agent downplays exit talk, Danny Loader remains a target
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