Wolves ‘keeping tabs’ on striker following Newcastle bid as Pedro Neto ‘tempted’ by Arsenal move

Could Wolves swoop in to land a move for Joao Pedro thanks to Newcastle’s pursuit of Alexander Isak?
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Wolverhampton Wanderers are among a number of Premier League clubs ‘keeping tabs’ on Joao Pedro’s situation at Watford.

Newcastle United have been the favourites to land the Brazilian’s signature for weeks but now that the Toon Army are progressing in their bid to sign Alexander Isak, it may leave the door open for Pedro to move elsewhere.

Joao Pedro missed Watford's game with Preston at the weekend amid Newcastle United speculation (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)Joao Pedro missed Watford's game with Preston at the weekend amid Newcastle United speculation (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Joao Pedro missed Watford's game with Preston at the weekend amid Newcastle United speculation (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

According to 90min, Wolves, along with Nottingham Forest, Leicester City and Leeds United are all monitoring his status and have made contact with the Hornets in case an opportunity does arise.

The Championship side have previously turned down a bid in the region of £30million from the Magpies with the hope that they or another club will stump up to the asking price of £35million.

Temptation is a powerful thing

In regards to outgoings, the Pedro Neto situation continues to rumble on with Arsenal heavily invested in landing the player.

Wolves have no obligation to sell without the Gunners stumping up a huge fee for their Portuguese starlet but the bad news is, high-profile transfer journalist Fabrizio Romano believes Neto will be ‘really tempted’ by a move to the capital.

Speaking on his Here We Go podcast, he said: “Neto would be really tempted by Arsenal.”

“I am told the player is another factor in this story. He is not forcing anything, as of now, but he will be keen to move to Arsenal.”

However, with that said, a move won’t even come close to developing unless Mikel Arteta manages to offload one or two of his current squad.