Bournemouth's Jermain Defoe would be a smart signing for Wolves

Jermain Defoe of Bournemouth poses with the trophy for Carling Premier League Goal of the Month for December 2017 on January 11, 2018 in Bournemouth, England.

Wolverhampton Wanderers should make a bold move for the Bournemouth hitman this summer.

Jermain Defoe of Bournemouth poses with the trophy for Carling Premier League Goal of the Month for December 2017 on January 11, 2018 in Bournemouth, England.

Jermain Defoe has forged a wonderful career for himself in English football, and his goalscoring nouse makes him the ideal summer signing for Wolves this summer.

At 35, the Bournemouth hitman is arguably already past his best, but he has kept himself in fantastic shape, and he still has a lot to offer at the very highest level.

Jermain Defoe of Sunderland celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Chelsea at the Stadium of Light on May 7, 2016 in...

Defoe will guarantee you goals at whatever level, and he would be an excellent addition to Nuno Espirito Santo's squad ahead of their return to the Premier League.

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He has scored 242 in 630 career appearances, and considering the fact that aside from Tottenham he has never played for a so-called big club, that is a very impressive return.

The 57-capped former England international would offer Wolves an entirely different option through the middle, and the threat that he possesses inside the penalty area would undoubtedly help them improve upon the potency of their play in the final third.

Jermain Defoe of Sunderland scores during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Chelsea at The Stadium of Light on May 7, 2016 in Sunderland, England.

The London born striker is still under contract with the Cherries for another two years, and whether they would be willing to sell him to a direct Premier League rival is questionable.

Wolves possess plenty of financial firepower, though, and they should test Bournemouth's resolve nevertheless.

If Nuno does manage to bring Defoe to Molineux, it could turn out to be an inspired signing for the Black Country outfit.

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