It’s been reported this weekend that Wolverhampton Wanderers potentially have advantage over fellow Premier League sides Crystal Palace and Newcastle United when it comes to the chase for goalkeeper Walter Benitez.
The 26-year-old stopper has had a good year out in Ligue 1 for current side Nice, but with only one year remaining on his contract, it’s been claimed that the Argentine is assessing his future options now and Goal suggests we’re in for him.
They say he has the highest save percentage across the season in the French top flight this year and that he’s saved three of five penalties faced, and the pull of the Premier League is obvious for most players.
If we do have a genuine interest in him, the suggestion is if we secure Europa League football next season that would help, but if he’s looking to move on to boost his profile, I’m not so sure he’d want to come in as understudy to Rui Patricio.
So we’ll have to see.