According to Fabrizio Romano, Wolverhampton Wanderers are closing in on a deal to sign Barcelona right back Nelson Semedo.

Romano states on Twitter that Wolves are ‘one step away’ from signing Semedo, with a new bid submitted on Saturday.

Barca are allegedly set to accept the bid, and work is ‘in progress’ to sort out personal terms with the right back.

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Romano adds in The Guardian that the deal will be worth a huge €38million (£34.8million), as Wolves’ busy weekend continues.

They sold Diogo Jota to Liverpool on Saturday whilst also signing Reds defender Ki-Jana Hoever, with Semedo now a big-name capture.

The 26-year-old is seen as the perfect player to replace Matt Doherty, who left Molineux for a move to Tottenham Hotspur in August.

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Semedo joined Barcelona from Benfica in a fee of around €35million, meaning the Catalan giants are only making a small profit.

He has played 124 games for Barca, showing pace and attacking ability whilst also earning 13 caps for Portugal – meaning he can now join the large Portuguese contingent at Wolves.

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