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Goncalo Guedes and Andre Gomes would make Wolves top-six contenders

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Goncalo Guedes and Andre Gomes would make Wolves top-six contenders

Wolves have been linked with a move for the Portuguese pair this week.

Wolverhampton Wanderers fans are getting used to seeing their team linked with big names. But two of the players linked in the last seven days would truly take the club to a new level.

The Portuguese pairing of Barcelona’s Andre Gomes and PSG’s Goncalo Guedes are both being linked with moves to Molineux.

Of course, the common denominator is their agent. Jorge Mendes represents both players and has previously facilitated their moves to Valencia.

Now both players are said to be available at their clubs, who are trying to balance Financial Fair Play.

According to The Sun, the Barcelona midfielder Gomes is available for around £30 million.

Guedes, who was chosen to lead the line with Cristiano Ronaldo at the World Cup recently, is set to be sold by the French champions who need to balance their books in the eyes of UEFA.

(Photo by Octavio Passos/Getty Images)

According to Get French Football, PSG need to raise around £53 million by July from player sales. The club wants a fee of up to €60 million (£52 million) for the player but there appears an acceptance that €45 million (£39.3 million) might get the job done.

If Wolves have that sort of money available from the Fosun group then spending nearly £70 million on the Portuguese dup would be a magical piece of business.

Both are excellent commodities who would walk into many of the top clubs in European football. If Wolves were to actually bring them in, with talk of Rui Patricio also abounding, then they would be serious contenders for the Premier League top six next season.

Mathew Nash

Sports journalist based in Bristol. Previously spent five years writing for HITC Sport. Everton fan for my sins.

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