Report: Wolves make bid for Zulte Waregem forward Idrissa Sylla

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Following on from the signature of Beinik Afobe it looks as though Wolves are making a move for another attacking option.

This week saw Wolverhampton Wanderers complete the signature of Arsenal striker Benik Afobe. The goal-getter had been banging them in for MK Dons during a loan spell this season, netting 19 so far including a brace against Manchester United.

So with Afobe's arrival, Wolves probably don't need another striker. But according to reports in Belgium Wolves are indeed after a new player, Guinea international Idrissa Sylla is on their target list.

According to Het Laatste Nieuws Wolves have made a bid for the 24-year-old striker.

Sylla currently plays for Belgian Pro League side Zulte Waregem, who he joined from Le Mans in 2013. His contract expires this summer and he has clearly attracted the attention of Wolves. Sky Sports Belgian football expert Kristoff Terreur also confirmed the bid on his official Twitter account.

Sylla is a gangly but skilful striker who has scored nine goals in 26 appearances this season for the club.

Interestingly the apparent Wolves target has a nickname familiar to English football fans. He has been dubbed 'Waddle' during his time in France, because of his playing style likeness to the former Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur playmaker.

If he were to arrive this winter however he would not be eligible to play immediately. He is currently on international duty with Guinea for the African Cup of Nations this month.

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