Vital Football

Latest Wolverhampton Wanderers News

Cash is king

Cash is king

The probable departures of Steven Fletcher and Sam Vokes is set to see various lumps of cash head off in different directions due to sell-on clauses in the Wolves duos deals.

When Fletcher departs Molineux, part of the fee that Wolves receive will be handed over to Fletcher's former club Burnley as part of the deal that brought him to Wolves following their relegation from the Premier League.

They could then use a lump of that money to hand straight back to us to buy young striker Sam Vokes.

With another year left on the Wales internationals contract, he could make the move to Burnley for a fee of around £500,000 with a nominal amount of that then heading off south to Vokes's former club Bournemouth.

The only gaps that need filling are just where and when the two strikers will leave? Steven Fletcher has been linked with Sunderland all summer but a move has not yet been made.

Whilst if Burnley are relying on receiving the cash from the Fletcher deal to make a move for Vokes, they could be beaten to the punch by Brighton who are also interested.

What is clear though is that Ståle Solbakken has started preparing for life without the pair as Björn Sigurdarson has now joined up with the Wolves squad for the pre-season tour of Ireland.

The 21-year-old Icelandic striker officially agreed his four-year deal this week after completing his transfer from Norwegian side Lillestrom.



Tell us what you think

As well as joining in on the forum and article comments below, you can also write an article to appear on our site!

This website is 100% by the fans and we are always looking for people to get involved. If this interests you please contact Vital Wolves.





Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Akela
Date:Wednesday July 18 2012
Time: 11:00AM

Comments

0
IF Fletch is to leave I think it will be a panic buy at the end of the transfer window. A £15m price tag will put most teams off. Stoke love a last minute overspend!
86lobo77
18/07/2012 11:42:00
0
Also, I thought Burnley had the millions from Southampton for Jay Rodriguez to spend?
86lobo77
18/07/2012 11:42:00
0
I have not seen a bid come in for either so this just adds to the speculation we see plonked in the papers every day.
New York City Wolf
19/07/2012 03:51:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wolves Articles

Match Day Officials v Norwich (1/10/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Norwich City this Saturday.

Which Manager Has Spent The Most?

The modern game tells us that the club who spends the most money wins. So does the manager who spends the most money win the most also?

Wigan Frustration For Zenga

Head coach Walter Zenga has spoken of his frustration at seeing Wolverhampton Wanderers lose the game against Wigan Athletic late on yesterday evening.

Stats: Wigan v Wolverhampton Wanderers

All the stats from Wigan (2) vs (1) Wolverhampton Wanderers, DW Stadium, 27/9/16 Att: 10,723

Archived Vital Wolves Articles

Vital Wolves articles from

Site Journalists

DJWolves
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Wigan MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Ikeme44%
Doherty0%
Iorfa0%
Batth0%
Silvio0%
Edwards0%
Saiss0%
Oniangue14%
Costa42%
Cavaleiro0%
Brito Teixeira0%
Sub - Gladon0%
Sub - Saville0%
Sub - John0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 10 7 1 2 22 5
2 Norwich 10 6 2 2 20 5
3 Newcastle 10 6 1 3 19 11
4 Brighton 10 5 3 2 18 6
5 Brentford 10 5 2 3 17 9
6 Bristol City 10 5 2 3 17 6
7 Birmingham 10 4 5 1 17 4
8 Sheff Wed 10 5 2 3 17 0
9 Reading 10 5 2 3 17 -3
10 Barnsley 10 5 1 4 16 6
11 Wolves 10 4 3 3 15 2
12 Fulham 10 3 5 2 14 -2
13 Ipswich 10 3 4 3 13 0
14 Leeds Utd 10 4 1 5 13 -2
15 Forest 10 3 3 4 12 -2
16 Q.P.R. 10 3 3 4 12 -4
17 Aston Villa 10 1 7 2 10 0
18 Burton 10 2 4 4 10 -2
19 Preston 10 3 1 6 10 -4
20 Derby County 10 2 3 5 9 -4
21 Wigan 10 2 2 6 8 -2
22 Blackburn 10 2 2 6 8 -7
23 Cardiff 10 2 2 6 8 -9
24 Rotherham 10 1 3 6 6 -13
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Wolves Results (view all)

Wolves Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 5:30PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 5:30PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 5:30PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 5 2016 12:30PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.johnwolf7
2.Jack Russell1
3.2648anil1