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According to a report in the Daily Mirror, Wolves have given up on signing Liverpool striker Divock Origi this month.

Nuno Espirito Santo has reportedly been told to abort any hopes of spending big this summer, and with Tim Spiers claiming that Origi could cost up to £25 million, he’s been taken off of their list.

This comes just days after it was reported that Wolves had narrowed down their striker shortlist to just three names, with Origi being one of those.

It seems as though there are only two names left on their list now, with Luka Jovic and Joshua King seemingly their only options right now.

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Of course, more scouting and an everchanging landscape could see more names added or taken off of Wolves’ list of targets, but right now it seems as though it’s down to just Jovic and King.

It remains to be seen whether or not Wolves can land a striker this month, but if this report is to be believed, they face an uphill task as the hierarchy at Molineux are unwilling to spend big.

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Fortunately, the report states that Raul Jimenez has resumed light training, while the club are also confident that Patrick Cutrone can fill the void left by the Mexican after he went down injured.

There are still a number of weeks to go in the transfer window, but it seems as though a deal for Origi is now off the cards.

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