Report: Wolves plan seven-figure bid to sign Hibernian star Jason Cummings this summer

Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly planning a big move for Hibernian forward Jason Cummings.

According to the Daily Record, Wolverhampton Wanderers are ready to bid £1m to sign Hibernian striker Jason Cummings this summer.

Wolves boss Kenny Jackett has suffered a number of blows in attack this season; Nouha Dicko has missed virtually all of the season, Benik Afobe was sold to Bournemouth in January, and Michal Zyro also picked up a long-term injury shortly after joining from Legia Warsaw in January.

Even after splashing out to sign Joe Mason from Cardiff City in January, Wolves still need more attacking reinforcements this summer, and it appears that they are ready to make a move for a long-term target come the end of the season.

The Daily Record report that Wolves have been watching Hibernian striker Jason Cummings throughout the season, and are now prepared to bid £1m this summer.

Cummings, 20, has become one of the rising stars of Scottish football, hitting 21 goals last season before another 25 goals for Alan Stubbs' men this term.

If Hibs fail to win promotion to the Scottish Premiership via the Championship play-offs this season, it will be incredibly difficult for them to deny Cummings a move to England, where he would be hoping to have more instant success than his compatriot Leigh Griffiths.

Now at Celtic, Griffiths made just one appearance for Wolves in his first two-and-a-half years, and after impressing in two loan spells at Hibernian, Griffiths hit 13 goals in the first half of the 2013-14 season to earn his big move to Celtic. 

Wolves fans will be wary of how Griffiths was a forgotten man early into his Molineux career, and will certainly pray for better results if they do splash the cash on Cummings this summer.

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