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Wolves forward Fabio Silva is set to join Anderlecht on a season-long loan deal

Wolves forward Fabio Silva is set to join Anderlecht on a season-long loan deal, with the 19-year-old has failing to live up to his £35m price tag so far as Bruno Lage targets new additions including Burnley defender Nathan Collins

  • Fabio Silva is set to join Anderlecht on a season-long loan deal from Wolves
  • The Portuguese forward joined Wolves for a huge £35million just two years ago
  • Wolves still believe in Silva’s potential and could sign him to a new contract
  • Boss Bruno Lage is keen to add a defender with Burnley’s Nathan Collins a target

Fabio Silva is set to join Anderlecht on a season-long loan deal from Wolves within the next 24 hours.

The Portuguese forward, signed for £35million two years ago, has yet to make a serious impact at Molineux and Wolves are willing to allow him to depart ahead of their pre-season training camp in Spain.

Wolves still believe in Silva’s potential, however, and the 19-year-old is likely to sign a new deal with the club before his move to Belgium.

Forward Fabio Silva (pictured) is set to join Anderlecht on a season-long loan deal from Wolves

The forward, signed for £35million two years ago, has yet to make a serious impact at Molineux

The forward, signed for £35million two years ago, has yet to make a serious impact at Molineux

Silva was Wolves’ record signing when he joined from FC Porto in September 2020 but his time in the Premier League has been a slow burner. 

He did not score for Wolves last term and has only four goals for the club at senior level, so far failing to provide the high-quality back-up for Raul Jimenez that the club hoped for.

Silva’s departure would increase the need for Bruno Lage’s side to add another forward to a squad that managed only 38 goals in the Premier League last term. 

Wolves boss Bruno Lage is targeting new additions ahead of the new Premier League season

Wolves boss Bruno Lage is targeting new additions ahead of the new Premier League season

Wolves would also like another centre-back, with Burnley defender Nathan Collins a target

Wolves would also like another centre-back, with Burnley defender Nathan Collins a target

Raul Jimenez struck just six times, compared with 27 in all competitions 2019-20, his last full season before he suffered a career-threatening head injury in November 2020.

Wolves would also like another centre-back, with Burnley defender Nathan Collins a target, as well as an athletic central midfielder. 

Attacker Morgan Gibbs-White is a target for a number of clubs, including Nottingham Forest, and is valued at about £25m.

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