Wolves may now be Victor Camarasa's likeliest destination after West Ham's Fornals deal

General view of Molineux prior to the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Southampton FC at Molineux on September 29, 2018 in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.

West Ham United appear to be out of the race for Victor Camarasa.

Victor Camarasa of Cardiff City in action during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Brighton & Hove Albion at the Cardiff City Stadium on November 10, 2018 in Cardiff, Wales.

West Ham United have made a big splash in the transfer market, snapping up Villarreal playmaker Pablo Fornals in a hugely ambitious swoop by Manuel Pellegrini's side.

The Guardian claim that the deal is worth around £24million, and the Spaniard will arrive to bring more flair and creativity to the London Stadium next season and beyond.

West Ham fans will be delighted with the move, and it may actually have a knock-on effect for Premier League rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers and Victor Camarasa.

 

The Daily Mail recently noted that Wolves and West Ham were showing the strongest interest in bringing Camarasa back to the Premier League, after his season-long loan spell with Cardiff City came to an end.

Now, West Ham have their Spanish playmaker on board, only it's Fornals and not Camarasa. They may well bring in another midfielder, but it's more likely to be a holding midfielder than another playmaker, potentially making Wolves the most likely destination for Camarasa.

The 25-year-old starred for Cardiff last season, hitting five goals and four assists. He's creative, dangerous from long range, a threat from set pieces and available, given that Real Betis seemingly have no plans for him.

West Ham United Unveil their New Signing Pablo Fornals at London Stadium on June 14, 2019 in London, England.

Wolves fans may wish that Fornals had joined them, and that Camarasa would be a consolation prize, but their roles would be very different, and Camarasa to Wolves actually makes tons of sense; more so than if they'd gone for Fornals.

Joao Moutinho is the most advanced of Wolves' midfield trio, and at nearly 33, it would be a lot to expect him to play both Premier League and Europa League games regularly. A creative midfielder to challenge him would be ideal, and Camarasa fits the bill with a similar skillset.

Camarasa shouldn't break the bank, and wouldn't be commanding a starring role like Fornals will be at West Ham. Camarasa may even be able to grow into Moutinho's role long-term, and with West Ham seemingly out of the picture, Wolves would be wise to press ahead with a move for Camarasa now – before other Premier League clubs do, bringing more depth and quality to Nuno Espirito Santo's side.

General view of Molineux prior to the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Southampton FC at Molineux on September 29, 2018 in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.

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