Wolves were in advanced talks to sign Strasbourg’s Ligue 1 defender Alexander Djiku in a potential £5 million deal before turning their attention to Premier League veteran Craig Dawson on transfer deadline day, according to L’Equipe. In the end, neither player would arrive at Molineux.
West Ham blocked Dawson’s return to the Midlands after missing out on Jan Bednarek to Aston Villa. Wolves opted to prioritise the former West Brom stopper over Ghana international Djiku. And once a deal for the former hit the buffers, perhaps it was simply too late in the day to make a concerted effort for the latter. Wolverhampton Wanderers, L’Equipe say, were in ‘advanced’ talks with Djiku earlier on Thursday. They were willing to pay around £5 million for a man who played a starring role as surprise-packages Strasbourg flirted with European qualification during an excellent 2021/22 campaign. Continue reading “WOLVES HELD TALKS TO SIGN 28-YEAR-OLD BUT CALLED OFF £5M DEADLINE DAY DEAL”