Despite a number of stories swirling around the social media sphere that Juventus are interested in Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Raúl Jiménez, they’ve never really been taken seriously.
That’s because everyone knows how important the Mexican is to Nuno Espírito Santo’s plans at Molineux, and it would seem unlikely they would sell a key player just for the hell of it.
Of course, that could all change if Jiménez were to come forward and express a desire to leave, but that hasn’t happened yet, and it doesn’t seem like he will do so anytime soon.
If a club truly want the striker next season, they simply will have to pay up, and Wolves aren’t going to give them any discounts.
We had to go back to May to find the last article where an asking price was mentioned, when Tuttosport said €60m would be enough.
It’s said Jiménez is ‘under the lens’ at the Serie A champions, alongside names such as Arkadiusz Milik and Duvan Zapata.
He’s easily the most expensive of the lot, and we doubt Juventus have the money to meet Wolves’ demands.