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QPR & Wolves Chase SPL Hot Shot To Boost Goal Scoring Prowess

According to BBC Sport’s Chris McLaughlin, Wolves and Queens Park Rangers have enquired as to the availability of Celtic striker Gary Hooper.

As deadline day heats up, QPR and Wolves are looking to expand their squads even further with the potential acquisition of Gary Hooper, Celtic’s star striker.

Hooper has been excellent for Celtic since signing from Scunthorpe United in 2010 and looks set for a potential move to the fabled Premier League. He has excelled in Scotland despite a relatively large transfer fee and he has caught the attention of goal hungry top flight clubs.

Wolves have the reliable Kevin Doyle and hotshot Steven Fletcher but an untimely injury to Sylvan Ebanks-Blake means Wolves are in the market for more fire power in order to continue their impressive start to the season.

QPR are by far the busiest club this deadline day as they are trying to sign endless streams of players and striking power is one thing they are in serious need of. There have been many names touted for Neil Warnock to sign and it remains to be seen if he can grab Hooper from up north.

This deal would make sense for both clubs, but Celtic will be reluctant to dabble in a transfer. QPR though need established goalscoring prowess and the likes of Bellamy may be a better option. For Wolves, providing the fee is reasonable, this sort of transfer is ideal for them as he can provide competitive backup for the Doyle and Fletcher

What do you think of Gary Hooper? What’s his value and would he cut it in the Premier League?

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