Wolves close to signing left-back Rayan Ait-Nouri after Angers confirm departure of teenage defender after PSG defeat
- Wolves on verge of signing 19-year-old on loan with an option to buy for £13.5m
- Highly-rated Algerian will replace Ruben Vinagre who is joining Olympiakos
- The defender made his farewell appearance in 6-1 defeat on Friday night
Wolves are poised to sign Angers left-back Rayan Ait-Nouri on loan with an option to buy for £13.5million.
The 19-year-old will replace Ruben Vinagre who is joining Olympiakos.
Valencia had also been pushing to sign highly-rated Algerian Ait-Nouri but his agent Jorge Mendes has guided the teenager to the Premier League.
Rayan Ait-Nouri made his farewell appearance for Angers in their 6-1 defeat at PSG on Friday
He made his farewell appearance for Angers in their 6-1 defeat at Paris Saint-Germain in Friday night.
Afterwards, Angers manager Stéphane Moulin said: ‘I wish him all the best. I am a bit emotional. Wolves? “It seems like it is heading that way.’
Nouri has made 22 appearances in all competitions for the Ligue 1 club and also attracted the interest of Barcelona and Bayer Leverkusen.