Report: Wolves make an offer for Senegal international Cheikh M'Bengue

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Wolverhampton Wanderers have been linked with Cheikh M’Bengue.

According to a report in the French publication L’Equipe, Wolverhampton Wanderers have made an offer for Rennes defender Cheikh M’Bengue.

The French editorial state how the player is out of contract in the summer and despite being offered a new deal, he could instead opt for a move to the West Midlands outfit.

“Wolverhampton, currently 11th in Championship, has made an offer to Stade Rennais for Cheikh M'Bengue, whose contract expires in June,” the report states.

Wolves are currently experiencing somewhat of a frustrating campaign in the Championship, with inconsistent form leaving them some seven points behind Ipswich Town in sixth spot.

Kenny Jackett’s side have failed to replace star player Bakary Sako, while leading scorer Benik Afobe has been heavily linked with a move away from the club this month.

The Molineux outfit are in need of an addition or two, and reports cite M’Bengue as one of their top priorities in the January transfer window.

The 27-year-old is predominantly a left-back and started his career at Toulouse, making 140 league appearances for the club before leaving to join Rennes in the summer of 2013.

He has featured heavily for Rennes since, yet he’s coming to the end of his three-year deal and he could be sold this month as the club would rather not risk losing him for free in the summer.

M’Bengue is a Senegal international with 18 caps to his name, representing a fine option for Wolves.

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