Wolves are reportedly interested in signing promising Guiseley youngster Josh Stones, with a number of other Premier League clubs also keen on the teenage attacker.
The Lowdown: Stones impressing for Guiseley
The 18-year-old may not be a household name but he is a promising academy player at the National League North club, scoring once for the first team to date.
Stones signed his first professional deal with his current club last year and they will be no doubt be desperate to hold onto him for as long as possible. However, that may prove to be a struggle, going by a new report which has emerged.
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The Latest: Wolves eye up move for Stones
According to TEAMtalk, Wolves are among a host of clubs looking at potentially signing Stones this summer as they look to inject more youth into the squad at Molineux.
Newcastle United, Crystal Palace, Burnley and Watford are also mentioned as possible destinations for the young striker.
The Verdict: One for the future
Stones isn’t someone who would immediately come in as a key player for Bruno Lage at Wolves, but it is always important to plan for the future, and signing emerging youngsters with lots of promise can prove to be a hugely rewarding transfer strategy.
While the teenager is yet to do anything of real note at senior level, reports that so many top-flight clubs are eyeing him up would suggest that he could have a bright future in the game.
If Wolves managed to acquire Stones’ signature ahead of several Premier League rivals, it would be a further sign of their current appeal and the progress being made under Lage.
In other news, Tim Spiers believes one Wolves player is currently in poor form. Find out who it is here.
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