Report: Wolves join West Ham in race for £34m Moussa Marega

Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo gives the thumbs-up as he celebrates victory after the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United at Molineux on April 2,...

FC Porto have reportedly decided to let Moussa Marega go to the Premier League with Wolverhampton Wanderers and West Ham United linked.

Porto's forward Moussa Marega celebrates his side's win at the end of  Primeira Liga 2017

West Ham cannot celebrate yet. Because Moussa Marega is still a Porto player and they are not the only Premier League club interested in signing the striker with CM Jornal claiming that Wolverhampton Wanderers are in the mix.

Reports from A Bola on Thursday suggested that Marega was all-but certain to become West Ham’s first signing of the summer transfer window.

 

Porto’s president Pinto da Costa had apparently finalised the details ahead of what would be a £34 million move to the London Stadium for the club’s Malian international talisman.

But it is not over till the fat lady sings – or until David Gold posts a picture on Twitter of Marega wearing the famous claret and blue kit.

Porto's Malian forward Moussa Marega (C) celebrates with Porto's Algerian midfielder Yacine Brahimi (L) and Porto's Brazilian forward Francisco Soares after scoring during the Portuguese...

According to CM Jornal, Wolves have joined West Ham in the ‘front line’ to sign the 28-year-old this summer. Wolves’ interest should hardly come as a surprise given that Raul Jimenez is the only real centre-forward available to Nuno Espirito Santo.

Porto have already decided that they will sell their 21-goal top scorer Marega to any club willing to trigger his £34 million release clause – a fee that would make him Wolves’ record signing.

Moussa Marega of Porto celebrates with fans after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between FC Porto and AS Roma at Estadio do Dragao on March 06, 2019 in Porto,...

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