Premier League newcomers Wolverhampton Wanderers have joined other English top flight sides in the free transfer race to sign FC Porto winger Yacine Brahimi.
Wolves’ interest was revealed by Portuguese media outlet Correio da Manha.
Yacine Brahimi is closing on an exit from FC Porto with his contract scheduled to expire at the end of the season.
The Algerian international player is said to be keen on a move to the Premier League this summer upon the expiration of his contract.
The 28-year-old has scored seven goals in 21 appearances for FC Porto this term and his goal contributions have aided the Portuguese giants’ in their run to the top of the league table in the top flight as well as the last 16 of the Champions League.
Yacine Brahimi played 68 minutes as FC Porto lost the first leg of their last 16 ties with Italian capital club AS Roma on Tuesday night.
They were beaten 2-1 at the Stadio Olimpico with Italian teenager Nicolo Zaniolo getting the two goals for the hosts, while substitute Adrian Lopez got the away goal for the Portuguese team ahead of the second leg next month.
Adrian Lopez had replaced Brahimi in the second half of the game.
Other Premier League sides like Everton, West Ham United and Manchester United are also interested in the Algerian winger.