- Wolves close to signing Barcelona outfielder Nelson Semedo for a deal worth $ 37 million
- Semedo has the final say on the move, with Barcelona willing to part ways with him
- Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo sees the right-back as another option to fill the void left by Matt Doherty
Barcelona's Nelson Semedo could get a fresh start in the Premier League after struggling to find his rhythm in the Spanish club as Wolverhampton Wanderers now close
Barcelona are believed to have struggled to load players this summer, with Semedo often mentioned in transfer talks, but show no results. However, the 26-year-old right-back may have found his next club, as Wolves are now finalizing a deal worth around £ 29 million ($ 37 million) with Barcelona for Semedo, Sky Sports reported.
Semedo and Wolves have not yet agreed on personal terms, but negotiations are already underway between the two clubs. wants to join the English club.
Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo, who is currently looking for a credible right-back, sees the 26-year-old as another option to fill the void left by the sale of Matt Doherty. to Tottenham Hotspur on a four-year deal.
Prior to this update, Spanish retailer Mundo Deportivo confirmed that Semedo's agent, Jorge Mendes, was discussing a potential transfer deal with Wolves. Although Barca's price was said to be 40 million euros. ($ 47 million).
The Wolves may not be willing to pay that much after the club spent £ 35.6 million ($ 46 million), the current transfer record, to sign 1
However, with Diogo Jota's recent transfer to Liverpool, the club received a massive injection of funds for the deal worth up to £ 45 million ($ 58 million). Wolves quickly signed Ki-Jana Hoever from Liverpool for an initial fee of £ 10 million ($ 12 million).
If Semedo's deal is terminated, he would be Wolves' fifth signing of the transfer window after Silva's Fernando Marcal arrived. , Vitor Ferreira and Hoever.
Barca's economic barriers may be the main reason for the rapid development of Semedo's exit. However, his absence could make the La Liga side short in the back section, so an immediate replacement would not come as a surprise either.