Reports emerged from the Midlands that Wolves are thought to be winning the race for Rafa Benitez target, Salomon Rondon.
It will come as a blow to Newcastle fans, if they do not complete the permanent signing of a player they took to their hearts during a campaign that saw him named player of the season.
Quite how Newcastle might miss out on a player who has made no secret of his desire to sign, and after a string of fantastic performances, will baffle many fans.
But Mike Ashley’s stringent policy of only signing players under-25, and reluctance to fork out fees if he is not going to see a profit on his investment, means any deal for the Venezuelan will not be straightforward.
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But with the player said to be integral to Rafa’s contract negotiations, it would be a hard one for the manager to take, should he end up at Molineux.
While the clamour for Rondon to return to Tyneside is almost universal, the Wolves fans have a slightly more varied opinion.
Here is what a section of their fans are saying: