Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly eyeing an ambitious move for Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi.

The Argentine edition of Marca, as translated by 90min, claim that Wolves’ Premier League rivals West Ham United are also keen on the player.

Otamendi has found regular football hard to come by this season, making just 17 top-flight appearances.

That is, of course, partly down to the riches that manager Pep Guardiola has at his disposal, with the Catalonian being able to call on John Stones, Aymeric Laporte and Vincent Kompany as well as Otamendi.

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However, the 32-year-old is reportedly becoming frustrated with the situation and could look for a move for the benefit of his career.

The length of his contract with the defending champions could be a stumbling block in any potential move, with the player signing an extension until 2022 last January.

Wolves have conceded 44 goals on their return to England’s best league this season and were yesterday linked with a move for Victor Lindelof of Man City’s cross-city rivals Manchester United.

The fact that the Molineux club are being linked with players of such calibre shows just how much progress they have made under the leadership of manager Nuno Espirito Santo.


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