Report: Norwich to treble Benik Afobe’s wage to sign him from Wolves

Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Benik Afobe has been linked with a move to Norwich City.

Norwich City are ready to offer £40,000 a week to striker Benik Afobe in order to sign him from Wolverhampton Wanderers before the end of the summer transfer window, according to The Sun.

It has been reported by the British tabloid that Premier League outfit Norwich are willing to treble the weekly salary of the former Arsenal prospect.

The Sun claims that Wolves are desperate to keep hold of the highly-rated 22-year-old striker, who is reportedly rated at £8 million.

Big talent

Afobe is one of the best young players in the Championship and has been in superb form for Wolves since his move to the club from Premier League outfit Arsenal in the January transfer window.

The former England Under-21 international striker scored 13 goals and created 19 chances in 21 Championship appearances in the second half of last season.

The youngster had a pass accuracy of 78% and a shot accuracy of 74%, and won 52 headers, 32 dribbles and 10 tackles.

Afobe has already started banging in the goals this season, finding the target twice in four Championship matches.

The former Arsenal prospect has created four chances, has a pass accuracy of 88% and a shot accuracy of 63%, and has won six headers, three headers and two tackles.

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