Report: Wolves want West Brom's Sebastien Pocognoli after Jackett's shock scouting mission

Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly targeting a shock swoop for West Brom's Sebastien Pocognoli.

According to the Express and Star, Wolverhampton Wanderers are hoping to sign West Bromwich Albion defender Sebastien Pocognoli after Kenny Jackett watched him on Saturday afternoon.

Wolves have been active in the transfer market this month, bringing in Newcastle defender Mike Williamson, Legia Warsaw forward Michal Zyro and Cardiff City striker Joe Mason, with Jackett splashing the cash after the sale of Benik Afobe to Bournemouth.

However, one area that Wolves still need to strengthen is left back, especially after the sale of Scott Golbourne to Bristol City earlier this month.

The Express and Star noted that a deal for Ajax left back Nicolai Boilesen fell apart, meaning manager Jackett has had to turn his attentions elsewhere - and he's plotting a raid on rivals West Bromwich Albion.

According to the Express and Star, Jackett made the short trip to The Hawthorns on Saturday, and was watching defender Sebastien Pocognoli during West Brom's FA Cup tie with League One side Peterborough United.

Pocognoli, 28, joined the Baggies from Hannover in the summer of 2014, but had played only 18 times since that move, and is clearly something of a misfit under Tony Pulis.

It's stated that Wolves now want to sign Pocognoli on loan to fill the left back spot, meaning the Belgian could become one of the few players to play for both West Brom and Wolves amid their fierce rivalry - if they can get a deal done before Monday's transfer deadline.

Would Pocognoli be a good signing for Wolves?

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