Report: Another club has agreed a fee to sign Wolves and West Ham-linked Edson Alvarez

Oribe Peralta #24 and Edson Alvarez #4 of America celebrate with the championship trophy after the final second leg match between Cruz Azul and America as part of the Torneo Apertura 2018...

Both Wolverhampton Wanderers and West Ham United look set to miss out on Alvarez.

Edson Alvarez (C) of America celebrates the second scored goal during the final second leg match between Cruz Azul and America as part of the Torneo Apertura 2018 Liga MX at Azteca Stadium...

A player for whom both Wolverhampton Wanderers and West Ham United are said to have made offers looks to be Ajax-bound instead.

Record reported last week that Wolves had emerged as favourites to sign the Club America defender, Edson Alvarez, after offering $13 million (around £10.4m).

 

And the Mexican publication claimed that West Ham had also bid for Alvarez, although the Hammers' proposal was '15 per cent lower' (around £1.56m) than Wolves'.

But according to De Telegraaf, it is Ajax who are 'completely in control' of the Mexico star's future, after agreeing a fee with America.

And that, the Dutch publication adds, is despite the threat from 'hijackers' in England, Italy and Russia.

Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax  during the Dutch Eredivisie  match between Ajax v AZ Alkmaar at the Johan Cruijff Arena on October 7, 2018 in Amsterdam Netherlands

Alvarez is described as a potential successor to Matthijs de Ligt in Amsterdam, with the Netherlands centre-back expected to join one of the elite European clubs.

And with neither Wolves nor West Ham currently short of options in the 21-year-old's position, it is perhaps Ajax who need him the most.

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