Paul Gladon did nothing for the ailing reputation of Eredivisie strikers during his uneventful season at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
The Midland giants signed the 25-year-old targetman from Heracles in the summer of 2016. But just 196 minutes of football later and the £1 million Dutchman was gone, re-joining his former club on a season-long loan, as reported by the Express and Star.
And while Gladon hasn’t exactly set the world alight since returning to Holland’s top tier, it 's interesting to note that he has as many goals this season as the latest Eredivisie forward to have emerged on Wolves’ shopping list.
In 14 starts, Gladon has netted five times in 2017/18 – the same amount as Nicolai Jorgensen (though the Danish international has started three fewer games than his Heracles counterpart this season).
Though according to The Mirror (15th November, page 48), Wolves are interested in signing Jorgensen in January. Based on last season’s form, you can see why.
The former Copenhagen striker scored 21 and set up another 11, winning the Golden Boot while spearheading Feyenoord’s first Eredivisie title win since 1999. But the lanky poacher hasn’t quite hit the same heights this time around, with the Rotterdam giants falling well behind Ajax and PSV at the top of the table.
And Jorgensen wouldn’t come. Amid reported interest from Everton, Danish publication BT claimed in the summer that Feyenoord valued him at £18 million.
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