Wolves are reportedly interested in the West Brom striker and Newcastle 2018-19 loanee.
West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon has emerged as a transfer target for West Midlands rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers but the player is reportedly unsure whether to make the switch to Molineux, as reported by the Daily Star.
The 29-year-old spent last season on loan at Premier League club Newcastle United and enjoyed a fruitful stint, scoring 11 league goals and 12 in all competitions, in addition to seven assists, according to Transfermarkt.
However, with Rafael Benitez officially leaving St James’ Park at the end of his contract amid speculation around a takeover of the club and Mike Ashley’s alleged reluctance to sanction a £16.5million move for Rondon, he may now be looking at alternative options.
The report claims that, while the fee would not be too much of an issue for Wolves, the forward is concerned about his chances of first-team football at Molineux, with Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota having impressed as the club’s first-choice strike partnership last term.
According to the Birmingham Mail, Nuno Espirito Santo is keen to bolster his front line ranks for next term ahead of participation in four competitions – the league, the two domestic cups and the Europa League – by adding more strength in depth, which seems to suggest that Rondon could likely be used more as a squad rotation player.
West Brom are believed to be confident that the player will be sold this summer, while West Ham are also reportedly interested in the Venezuela international, so with regards to his future, it seems a case of “watch this space”.