Manchester United looking to bring in Wolves winger Diogo Jota

Wolverhampton Wanderers star winger Diogo Jota could be on his way to Manchester United in the summer with reports claiming that the Red Devils are lining up a move for the Portuguese international.

The 23-year-old has once again impressed under Nuno Espirito Santo this season chipping in with 14 goals and five assists in 33 games in all competitions. 

The Portuguese has been on fire in the last couple of games. He netted a hat-trick against Espanyol in the Europa League on Thursday. It was his second treble in a row in Europe. Jota also scored a braced against Norwich City on Sunday in the Premier League. 

The former FC Porto forward's performances have caught the eye of Manchester United, according to leading media houses in England. They claim that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side are interested in luring the Portuguese international to Old Trafford. It has been stated that the Norwegian is a huge fan of the fleet-footed winger who can also play as a striker.

Diogo Jota
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The reports also add that the Red Devils have admired Jota for some time, with the club appreciating how consistent he is in terms of his displays. It is public knowledge that Solskjaer is desperate to reinforce his attack in the summer. 

Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho is believed to be the club's priority target, with the player seemingly set to depart the Bundesliga side in the summer. 

Solskjaer recently stated that potentially missing out on Champions League football won't have an affect on the club's transfer activities. 

He said: "The Champions League gives the club more resources, more money, that's one thing. It's a prestigious tournament to be in, of course. 

"But doing as well as we can, and if we play well the rest of the season, and players that we might want are impressed by that, it might be easier to convince them to come here. 

"But I don't think one season - this season is the Europa League - if next season is with or without the Champions League, I wouldn't say that's the be all and end all for a player to sign for us.”

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