Wolves enter race to sign West Ham target Joao Palhinha, rising star at Sporting Braga
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Wolves enter race to sign West Ham target Joao Palhinha, rising star at Sporting Braga

Wolverhampton Wanderers have reportedly opened talks with Sporting Lisbon to sign midfielder Joao Palhinha according to several reports.

Palhinha has had an outstanding season on loan with Braga while making 35 appearances across all competitions.

The 24-year-old feature in both Europa League group matches against Wolves and was involved in inspiring his side to a 1-0 victory at Molineux.

According to a report in O Jogo (via TugaScout), Sporting are considering selling Palhinha for €15m and are believed to be in negotiation talks with Wolves.

The defensive midfielder was also linked with a switch to West Ham in the summer of 2019 before he made the move to Braga.

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