Report: Wolves finalising £17.8m deal for Shoya Nakajima

Shoya Nakajima of Japan in action during the international friendly match between Japan and Uruguay at Saitama Stadium on October 16, 2018 in Saitama, Japan.

Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly closing in on Shoya Nakajima.

Shoya Nakajima of Portimonense SC looks on during the Liga NOS match between Portimonense SC and CD Tondela at Estadio Municipal de Portimao on December 2, 2018 in Portimao, Portugal.

According to Portuguese newspaper A Bola, Wolverhampton Wanderers are in the process of finalising a €20million (£17.8million) deal to bring winger Shoya Nakajima to Molineux.

Wolves have hit a poor run of form of late, and their biggest problem has been in attack, where wingers Ivan Cavaleiro, Helder Costa and Diogo Jota have yet to really hit top form in the Premier League.

 

Many expected Nuno Espirito Santo and co to bring in a new striker, but it seems that another winger has jumped to the top of Wolves' priority list for the January transfer window.

A Bola report that Wolves are now in talks to finalise a £17.8million deal for Portimonense winger Nakajima, pipping Leicester City and Southampton to his signature.

It's claimed that a deal should be completed any time soon and go through in January, handing Wolves a hugely exciting signing and a major boost to their attack.

Shoya Nakajima of Japan celebrates the equaliser during the International friendly match between Japan and Mali at the Stade de Sclessin on March 23, 2018 in Liege, Belgium.

Nakajima, 24, has become one of the most talented forwards in Portuguese football since a loan move from FC Tokyo in 2017, which became permanent after 10 goals and 13 assists last term.

The diminutive wide man, who stands at just 5ft 4in tall, has been in red-hot form this season with five goals and four assists in just 10 games, and it now looks like he will be heading to Molineux to join Wolves in 2019.

Shoya Nakajima of Japan in action during the international friendly match between Japan and Uruguay at Saitama Stadium on October 16, 2018 in Saitama, Japan.

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