Wolves have been handed a potential blow in their efforts to sign Aaron Ramsey from Juventus, with Crystal Palace being strongly linked with a move for the Wales midfielder.
The Lowdown: Wolves linked with Ramsey move
The 31-year-old has struggled to impress in Italy after leaving Arsenal in 2019, making just 70 appearances for the Serie A giants and scoring a mere six goals.
Wolves have been linked with a move for Ramsey in the January transfer window as Bruno Lage potentially looks to add a strong midfield option to his squad. The ex-Gunners ace has scored 20 goals in 71 caps for Wales, proving to be a modern-day hero for his country, whom he has represented in two European Championships.
Who should Wolves sign?
The Latest: Crystal Palace in the mix
Eagles manager Patrick Vieira is thought to be ‘open-minded’ about signing the 31-year-old, with a move to Selhurst Park believed to be getting ‘closer and closer’.
The Verdict: One that got away?
With Palace seemingly in firm pole position, Wolves may need to face up to the likelihood that Ramsey heads elsewhere, which must be considered a blow given his pedigree.
At 31, and with potentially high wages, there are at least some viable reasons why a move for Ramsey could have backfired for Wolves, but the positives of bringing a player with a rich CV to Molineux would have outweighed the negatives.
In other news, one rumoured Wolves target could leave his current club in January. Find out who it is here.
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