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Lazio defender link smacks of Mendes again

4th January 2019, 13:13 by Simon Barlow

Wolves have been linked with Brazilian defender Wallace - a Jorge Mendes client who has endured a miserable spell at Lazio.

Italian newspaper La Repubblica reports interest from Molineux in the 24-year-old centre-back, who has two-and-a-half years left on his deal at the Stadio Olimpico.

He has been disappointing for Lazio since he joined from Sporting Braga in 2016 and has been loaned out to Monaco - another club where Mendes has influence - for the past two seasons.

Wallace, who has made 15 appearances for them this season, impressed against Juventus earlier this season although Lazio are reportedly ready to cut their losses on him.

And while signing a defender is not a top priority for head coach Nuno Espirito Santo this month, Mendes could find a route for his client to make the move to England.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Simon Barlow has a wealth of journalism experience and in-depth knowledge in a number of sports. As well as his extensive football knowledge, Simon is also well versed on cricket, tennis, American Football and cycling amongst others.

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