The runaway Skybet Championship leaders Wolves are lining up a surprise move for Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere this summer. According to recent reports, the West Midlands club has emerged as surprise contenders to secure the services of the English midfield enforcer when the transfer window opens in the summer.
The United Kingdom bookmakers Ladbrokes has revealed that there are a whole host of clubs looking to seal a move for Wilshere at the end of the season as the 26-year-old will be out of contract this summer. There’s still hope that he will extend his stay at the Emirates Stadium but chances of that happening are slim at the moment.
Wolves are currently the fourth favourites to sign Wilshere with Ladbrokes pricing them at 6/1 to seal a move to bring him to the Molineaux Stadium this summer. In a recent interview, Alex Apati of Ladbrokes was quoted to have said, “It’s looking increasingly likely Wilshere will finally be moving on this summer, and the latest odds suggest Wolves could be shock contenders for his signature.”
Nuno Espirito Santo’s side have secured a promotion back to the Premier League and are currently leading the English Championship table with a tally of 95 points in 43 league matches. They are already weighing up their options ahead of the summer transfer period with a season in England’s top-flight looming on the horizon.
The potential signing of Wilshere will undoubtedly bolster Santo’s midfield options as they look to compete with the Premier League’s big boys next term. Wolves have the likes of Ruben Neves, Romain Saiss, Alfred N’Diaye and Morgan Gibbs-White vying for a place in Santo’s first-team. The addition of the English midfielder will definitely add more competition for places in the Wolves squad ahead of their new campaign in the top tier of English football.
Wilshere has featured in 37 matches for Arsenal this season, scoring two goals and grabbing 5 assists across all competitions. He is exactly the kind of player that the West Midlands team can benefit from! At 26, Wilshere still has his peak years ahead of him which the Wolves could look to capitalise on, in the coming years. It remains to be seen what lies ahead in the future of Wilshere and whether he ends up making a switch to the Molineaux Stadium in the off-season.