Wolverhampton Wanderers are gearing up for another successful season in the Europa League and the Premier League. But for Jordan Graham, there is little future at Molineux.
Graham must try to force an exit before the end of the League One and League Two transfer window. Whether that is permanently or just on loan, it makes sense at this stage of his career.
The 24-year-old has played five games for Wolves since suffering a long-term injury in January 2016. This has undoubtedly held back Graham’s progress but now is time to part ways with Wolves.
There are two options that stand out as sensible career moves. Graham should either return to Oxford United, where he has enjoyed plenty of success in the past, or sign for Coventry City.
Graham was on loan at Oxford back in 2015 before his big Wolves break. He produced some exciting performances in his six games and returned to the club in January 2019.
After unsuccessful spells in the Championship, Graham decided to drop down to League One and move back to Oxford. During his second spell at The Kassam Stadium, he scored one goal (an impressive free-kick) and provided an assist.
Graham showed glimpses of his talent and it looks like he could thrive if he returns to League One. This is why an Oxford return would be a good move for him. Or alternatively, Coventry could be a good destination.
The former England youth starlet was born in Coventry and returning to his roots could help to relaunch his career. The Sky Blues will be gunning for promotion this year and need one more attacking midfielder to complete their forward line. Graham is the ideal candidate after they missed out on Bright Enobakhare.