Report: Wolves enter discussions to sign Edson Alvarez; defender has £7.9m termination clause

A general view of Molineux during the pre-season friendly match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Villareal at Molineux on August 4, 2018 in Wolverhampton, England.

Alvarez is an international colleague of the Wolverhampton Wanderers striker, Raul Jimenez.

Edson Alvarez of Mexico during an international friendly match between Chile and Mexico at Qualcomm Stadium on March 22, 2019 in San Diego, California.

Wolverhampton Wanderers have entered discussions to sign the Club America centre-back, Edson Alvarez, Mediotiempo reports.

The website states that, according to a source close to the player, Wolves have already approached both himself and the America chairman, Santiago Baños, to ask about Alavrez's willingness to join them and start transfer negotiations, respectively.

 

Although it adds the 21-year-old recently extended his contract with the Mexican side until 2022, and has a $10 million (£7.9 million) termination clause.

Wolves enjoyed an encouraging first season back in the Premier League, in which they qualified for Europe.

And Alvarez, who has been linked with moves to Celtic and Inter Milan in recent months, could be the ideal recruit for a club looking to continue its growth in the coming campaigns.

Raul Jimenez of Wolves looks on during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Anfield on May 12, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Despite his age the Club America academy product has already won 22 caps for the Mexican national team, with whom he impressed at last summer's World Cup.

Wolves already employ Alvarez's international colleague, Raul Jimenez.

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