Report: Wolverhampton Wanderers interested in Wu Lei

Eduardo da Silva Neto of Kawasaki Frontale (R) battles for the ball with Shanghai FC Forward Wu Lei (L) during the AFC Champions League 2018 Group Stage F Match Day 5 between Shanghai SIPG...

Wolverhampton Wanderers reportedly want to sign Wu Lei from Shanghai SIPG in the summer transfer window.

Eduardo da Silva Neto of Kawasaki Frontale (R) battles for the ball with Shanghai FC Forward Wu Lei (L) during the AFC Champions League 2018 Group Stage F Match Day 5 between Shanghai SIPG...

Wolverhampton Wanderers are interested in signing Wu Lei from Shanghai SIPG in the summer transfer window, according to The Express & Star.

Club legend

Wu is a legend at Shanghai SIPG and has been on the books of the Chinese club his entire professional club football career so far.

According to The Express & Star, Wu is Shanghai SIPG’s record goalscorer with 155 goals and has made the most appearances for the Chinese club with 328 matches to his name.

 

A legend at Shanghai SIPG, the 26-year-old winger has scored 11 goals in 52 matches for the China football team, according to The Express & Star.

According to The Express & Star, Wu suffered an Achilles injury during Shanghai's 5-1 win over Beijing Renhe this past Saturday, and this may put a hold on any transfer to Wolves.

Wu lei #7 of Shanghai SIPG in action during the 2017 CFA Cup Final Round match between Shanghai SIPG and Shanghai Greenland Shenhua at Shanghai Stadium on November 26, 2017 in Shanghai,...

Good signing for Wolverhampton Wanderers?

Wu is one of the best players in China, and there is no doubt that he is quite prolific and creative.

The China international would be a good signing for Wolves, especially if they do not have to spend too much on transfer fees.

While there will be doubts on whether the 26-year-old will be able to adapt to the Premier League, Wu's international’s pedigree suggests that he has the quality to step up.

Wu lei #7 of Shanghai SIPG and Gao Zhunyi #33 of Hebei China Fortune in action during 2018 China Super League match between Shanghai SIPG and Hebei China Fortune at Shanghai Stadium on...

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