Matheus Nunes: Wolverhampton rejected Manchester City’s £47m bid for the Portuguese midfielder

Mateus Nunes plays for Wolverhampton against Celtic
Matheus Nunes made 39 appearances last season as he helped Wolves avoid relegation from the Premier League.

Wolverhampton rejected a £47m bid from Manchester City for Portuguese midfielder Mateus Nunes.

Wolves signed the 24-year-old on a five-year contract last summer, paying a club record £38m to Sporting Lisbon.

City wanted to boost their midfield options even before Kevin De Bruyne has suffered a hamstring injury It can keep him out for four months.

They are also interested in Crystal Palace winger Ibereche Ese, 25, who made his England debut in June.

West Ham’s Lucas Paqueta was an option ahead of the 25-year-old Brazilian’s debut investigation by the Football Association For potential betting rule violations.

Wolves hate losing Nunes with just over a week left in a difficult summer transfer window.

More to track.

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