Wolves fans believe Kortney Hause should leave Molineux in the summer

Wolves fans celebrate during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Wolverhampton at iPro Stadium on August 12, 2017 in Derby, England.

Centre-back Kortney Hause is set to sign a new contract with runaway Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Swansea City player Jordan Ayew holds off Kortney Hause of Wolves during the Emirates FA Cup third round replay between Swansea City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Liberty Stadium on...

Kortney Hause has played just seven minutes of Championship football all season, but it seems that Wolverhampton Wanderers have no intention of letting him go just yet.

According to the Express and Star, Wolves have opened talks with the centre-back about expending his contract at Molineux. Hause’s current deal runs until the summer of 2019, and the fact that they want to tie the 22-year-old down now could suggest that they see him as an important part of their future plans.

A number of Wolves fans, however, do not see it that way.

Glenn Murray of Brighton is challenged by Kortney Hause of Wolves during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Amex Stadium on...

They believe Hause is only being given an extended contract to ensure that the Midland giants do not lose him on the cheap when his deal is near to its expiration date.

Hause may have struggled for opportunities of late but talented, young, homegrown central defenders do not come around too often and you could imagine that the England under-21 ace would still command a hefty fee in the transfer market.

The former Wycombe talent was a regular in Paul Lambert’s side last season but now finds himself behind Roderick Miranda, Conor Coady, Danny Batth and the excellent Willy Boly in Nuno Espirito Santo’s plans.

Willian of Chelsea (L) and Kortney Hause of Wolves (R) battle for possession during The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Chelsea at Molineux on...

So maybe it would be for the best if he moved on in the summer, just a few months after seemingly committing his future to the club.

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