Could Wolverhampton Wanderers turn to Blackburn winger Ben Marshall in cut-price January move?

Blackburn Rovers manager Paul Lambert

Wolves were linked with a move for Marshall, who played under Paul Lambert at Blackburn Rovers, in the summer.

The way things are going, there could be changes afoot for Paul Lambert's Wolverhampton Wanderers in January.

Wolves signed 13 new players in the summer, with many of those arriving from overseas and finding it hard to adapt to Championship life.

It would be no surprise, therefore, were Lambert to ditch one or two of those (perhaps even more) in favour of others already accustomed to England's second tier.

Blackburn Rovers manager Paul LambertWolves manager Paul Lambert

Blackburn Rovers winger Ben Marshall would certainly fit the latter bill, having been a regular at that level for coming up five years now.

Marshall, who according to the Daily Mail was a summer target for Wolves, played under the Molineux boss at Rovers and could be available at a snip of the previous asking price, with his contract up at the end of June.

Though Wolves currently have wide players in abundance, the only one that Lambert seems to fancy so far is Helder Costa, with Ivan Cavaleiro and Joao Teixeira (albeit a natural number 10) restricted to substitutes' roles and Ola John nowhere to be seen.

Wolves' Helder Costa (C) celebrates after scoring their first goal with teammates

Unlike those, Marshall can also double up as a full-back, and his reluctance to shirk his defensive responsibilities is sure to appeal to Lambert.

Not only that, the Scot's captain, Danny Batth, would almost certainly advocate the move, having developed a close friendship with the former Stoke City player while teammates at Sheffield Wednesday.

Ben Marshall of Blackburn Rovers in action with Danny Batth of Wolverhampton WanderersBen Marshall of Blackburn Rovers tussles with Danny Batth of Wolves

It could be one to keep an eye on...

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