According to Hamburger Morgenpost, Wolverhampton Wanderers could agree a £23m deal for Hee-chan Hwang in January. The 23-year-old has impressed for RB Salzburg this season, scoring and creating 23 goals in 22 games, and would be a brilliant addition to the Wolves attack.
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Raul Jimenez has contributed 24 goals in 29 appearances across the board, but Nuno Espirito Santo doesn’t trust anyone else in the squad to lead the line. Patrick Cutrone has provided backup for the 28-year-old but has only scored two goals in 12 league games.
He’s amassed just 13 minutes of football and been an unused substitute on five occasions since mid-October too, so Wolves need a prolific forward who can take the scoring burden off Jimenez. Hwang fits the bill given his fine form in 2019/20, but Wolves could have stiff competition for his signature.
Hamburger Morgenpost say a number of European clubs are keen on the South Korean international. Another stumbling block to Wolves completing a deal may be Hwang’s injury record too. He featured in only 59% of Bundesliga games in 2017/18 and 2018/19, so time will tell if Wolves pay £23m for his services.