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Wolves speak with Milan about hitman

19th July 2019, 14:40 by Bobbie Jackson

Wolves have spoken with AC Milan about the possibility of signing Patrick Cutrone as they look to bring in back-up for Raul Jimenez.

Jimenez spent last season on loan at Wolves but his exploits convinced the Premier League side to hand him a permanent deal.

He bagged 13 goals and struck up a potent partnership with Diogo Jota as Wolves finished the campaign in seventh.

They have an additional front to fight on in 2019-20 after earning a place in the Europa League and Nuno Espirito Santo wants to ensure he has the option to rotate.

With that in mind, he is hoping to bring in Milan striker Cutrone and initial talks have already taken place between the two clubs.

Milan reportedly value their man in the region of £23million as they attempt to bring in funds to meet Financial Fair Play restrictions.

The 21-year-old is a graduate of Milan's academy but has struggled to establish himself in the first-team picture at the San Siro.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Bobbie Jackson is a reporter with an in-depth knowledge of football at all levels. A Blackpool supporter, Bobbie is also a keen rugby union, boxing, MMA and UFC follower.

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