Wolves hoping to seal a deadline day loan move for Renato Sanches

Wolves hoping to seal a deadline day loan move for Lille star Renato Sanches with an option to buy… but the midfielder is out for five weeks after knee surgery

  • Wolves are hoping to seal a deadline day loan for Lille star Renato Sanches 
  • The Premier League club want agree a loan deal with an option to buy 
  • The midfielder is out for five weeks after undergoing knee surgery
  • The 24-year-old was previously linked with moves to Liverpool and Arsenal 

Wolves are working on a deadline day deal to sign Renato Sanches from Lille on loan.

The 24-year-old midfielder is out for five weeks after having meniscus surgery on his right knee but Wolves are hoping to strike an agreement with an option to make the move permanent.

Sanches won the French league title with Lille last season and has revitalised his reputation after losing his form.

Wolves are working on a deadline day deal to sign Renato Sanches from Lille on loan

He won Euro 2016 with Portugal before a move from Benfica to Bayern Munich that summer. 

Sanches struggled for game-time at Bayern and moved to Swansea on loan in the summer of 2017 but Sanches played just 12 games there as Swansea were relegated.

The midfielder was linked with a move to Liverpool and Arsenal earlier in the window but a move failed to materialise. 


Sanches came through the youth ranks at Benfica, where Wolves boss Bruno Lage (left) worked from 2004-2012

Sanches came through the youth ranks at Benfica, where Wolves boss Bruno Lage worked from 2004-2012. 

Wolves want to add a couple of players on Tuesday despite having limited funds available.

They have asked about 23-year-old Fulham centre back Tosin Adarabioyo after being rebuffed in their attempt to sign Sven Botman from Lille.

The club have also agreed to sign 17-year-old defensive midfielder Harvey Griffiths from Manchester City for £350,000. 

He is well known to director of football Scott Sellars and will join the club’s U23s. 

The 24-year-old is out for five weeks after having meniscus surgery on his right knee




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