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.
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.
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