West Ham United want to sign Goncalo Guedes this summer but could bet beaten to the punch by Wolves according to football journalist Pedro Almeida.
Hammers boss David Moyes is expected to be a busy man in the transfer market this summer.
The Scot desperately needs to sign a striker, central midfielder and a left-back.
He will also be keen to bring Jesse Lingard to the London Stadium on a permanent basis.
The addition of a new winger is probably not high on Moyes’s agenda, however.
So it was surprising to read a couple of weeks ago that West Ham are keen to sign Valencia ace Goncalo Guedes (Fichajes).
West Ham to miss out on Goncalo Guedes to Wolves?
Football journalist Pedro Almeida has now claimed that the Hammers are in fact interested in the 24-year-old winger but Wolves have already initiated contact with Valencia regarding a move to sign him this summer:
Guedes has been in patchy form this season. His talent and potential is undeniable, however.
The 24-capped capped Portugal international has exceptional technique and his playing style is very easy on the eye.
Guedes has four goals and five assists in 26 games to his name for Valencia this season (Transfermarkt).
Valencia have really struggled this season. There is a dark cloud hanging over La Mestalla, with financial turmoil threatening to completely destroy the club.
It would be no surprise to see the La Liga outfit move Guedes on in the summer to raise some much-needed cash.
€20 million (£17 million) seems like decent value for Guedes.
Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo has very strong Portuguese connections, however. So West Ham will likely miss out on the 24-year-old to the Black Country outfit.
If he does end up at Molineux though, we shouldn’t be too disappointed.
David Moyes has bigger fish to fry this summer.