Report: Manchester City's Oleksandr Zinchenko rejects Wolverhampton Wanderers transfer

A general view of Molineux before the Capital One Cup First Round match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newport County at Molineux on August 11, 2015 in Wolverhampton, England.

The versatile Manchester City player looked to be Wolverhampton Wanderers bound for £16 million.

Oleksandr Zinchenko #35 of Manchester City chases the ball against the Borussia Dortmund during an International Champions Cup match at Soldier Field on July 20, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.

Oleksandr Zinchenko has rejected a £16 million move to Wolverhampton Wanderers in favour of staying at Manchester City, the Daily Mail reports (Thursday 9th August live blog, 10:17).

And according to the Daily Telegraph (Thursday 9th August live blog, 10:43), the 21-year-old was scheduled for a medical at Wolves this morning, but failed to show with personal terms believed to be the issue.


Wolves had long been credited with interest in Zinchenko, who reports claimed was also a target for fellow new boys Fulham.

The Ukrainian can operate in multiple positions - predominantly central midfield and left wing-back - although it is unclear where Wolves were intending to play him.

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Layvin Kurzawa of PSG during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Paris Saint-Germain and Celtic FC at Parc des Princes on November 22, 2017 in Paris, France.

And the Molineux side are being strongly linked with a move for Leander Dendoncker, the Anderlecht midfielder, while Layvin Kurzawa, the Paris Saint-Germain left-back, has also been name-checked within the last 24 hours.

Zinchenko played 14 times for Manchester City last season en route to winning the Premier League and EFL Cup, and will be hoping to build on that this coming campaign - if he remains in Lancashire.

Would the Manchester City midfielder have been a good addition for Wolves?

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