3 potential bargains for Wolves to target in January; 48 international caps combined

Nuno Espirito Santo, the Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Bristol City at Molineux on September 12,...

Wolverhampton Wanderers' fine start to their campaign has raised expectations within the club.

Nuno Espirito Santo, the Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Bristol City at Molineux on September 12,...Nuno Espirito Santo

Wolves have begun their 2017/18 Championship campaign in impressive fashion, and currently sit in fourth position in the table, although it is painfully clear to see that Nuno Espirito Santo still needs to strengthen his options in January, if they are to maintain their push for the promotion spots.

Here are three potential bargains for the Portuguese to consider this winter...

1. Abel Hernandez, Hull City:

Abel Hernandez of Hull City reacts during the Premier League match between Hull City and Sunderland at the KCOM Stadium on May 6, 2017 in Hull, England.Abel Hernandez of Hull City

The Uruguayan ace has just nine months remaining on his current deal at the KCOM Stadium, and the Tigers could be tempted into selling him for a bargain fee in January, rather than risk losing him for nothing next year. The 27-year-old possesses real quality, and is a proven entity in the English game. He would offer Wolves an entirely different threat in forward areas, and Nuno should not hesitate to bring him to Molineux during the winter transfer window.

2. Aaron Lennon, Everton:

Aaron Lennon of Everton (L) and Jay Rodriguez of Southampton (R) battle for possession during the Premier League match between Everton and Southampton at Goodison Park on January 2, 2017...Aaron Lennon of Everton

The Toffees ace's days at Goodison Park seem to be numbered, following Ronald Koeman's extravagant spending in the summer. and Wolves should look to brig the experienced winger to Molineux in January. The former England international's contract with Everton expires in June 2018, so Wolves would surely be able to secure themselves a bargain, if they moved for the 30-year-old this January.

3. Joel Ward, Crystal Palace:

Joel Ward of Crystal Palace applauds the fans as he walks off the pitch after the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Southampton at Selhurst Park on September 16, 2017 in...Joel Ward of Crystal Palace 

The 27-year-old defender is wonderfully versatile, and would offer the Black Country outfit real quality cover all across the backline. His current deal with the Eagles expires in June 2018, so Wolves could potentially snap him up for a bargain in January. Ward's physicality would be perfectly suited to the robust nature of the Championship, and his arrival at Molineux would surely help improve their chances of achieving promotion to the Premier League.

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