Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Diogo Jota is reportedly drawing interest from Manchester United.
According to Calciomercato, the Red Devils have been tracking the Portugal international ‘for some time’ and are keen on signing him to boost their attacking options.
Jota has had an interesting season over at Molineux.
The 23-year-old has struggled to find his best form in the Premier League, scoring just three goals in 22 appearances.
He’s been much more lively in the Europa League though, scoring nine goals and five assists in 11 appearances including qualifying matches.
Jota has hit hat-tricks in each of his last two games in the competition against Besiktas in December and Espanyol on Thursday night.
Despite some hardships domestically this term, Jota has proven to be solid business for Wolves since joining the club from Atletico Madrid, initially on loan, in 2017.
TBR’s view – Wolves must rebuff interest in key man Jota
Wolves should not be considering any interest in Jota unless it really is silly money.
The £55,000-a-week star (Spotrac) may not have reached top gear in the league yet, but he comes alive in Europe and could genuinely help Wolves go all the way.
He is a quality player, as evidenced by the nine goals and five assists he provided in the Premier League last year.
Wolves may have gone out and signed Daniel Podence in January, but Jota is a player who needs to be retained if the club are to realise their ambitions.