Arsenal and Wolves among clubs eyeing move for Maxi Gomez with cash-strapped Valencia ready to sell striker in January or the summer for much less than £125m release clause
- Maxi Gomez is expected to be sold either in January or the summer by Valencia
- Valencia are looking to raise funds amid the financial ramifications Covid crisis
- Gomez has a release clause of £125m but Valencia will listen to offers a lot less
- Arsenal and Wolves are both monitoring his situation as they eye attacking depth
Arsenal and Wolves are among the clubs monitoring developments with Valencia striker Maxi Gomez.
The Uruguay international only joined from Celta Vigo in 2019 but is expected to be sold either in January or the summer as Valencia look to raise funds.
Gomez was the subject of bids from West Ham prior to his move to Mestalla but wanted to either remain in Spain or move to a club with prospects of playing regularly in European competitions.
Maxi Gomez has attracted interest from Premier League clubs, including Arsenal and Wolves
The Uruguay star is set to be sold in January or the summer as Valencia look to raise funds
The 24-year-old has a buy out clause of £125million but Valencia will consider offers for considerably less as they look to keep the club afloat amid the financial ramifications of the Covid pandemic.
Gomez, who has 19 caps for Uruguay, has scored three goals this season in ten appearances after notching 11 last term.
Though the statistics do not suggest he is prolific, he is highly regarded as one of the best forwards in Spain and a recognised threat in the box, however, some suitors have reservations about his workrate off the ball.
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Arsenal have watched him over the past two seasons as have the likes of Manchester City, Everton, Liverpool and Tottenham. Wolves are considering a number of options following the fractured skull suffered by Raul Jimenez. They have had to assess what strikers could fill in for the Mexican who was discharged from hospital at the weekend.
They will explore what possibilities are available on loan but Gomez is a player that is also on their radar.
Wolves have still to resolve the future of winger Adama Traore. The £75m-rated Spaniard has yet to agree terms on a new contract and they are wary of offers coming in January. They also want to find a buyer for Patrick Cutrone who is struggling on loan at Fiorentina.
Wolves are eyeing reinforcements up top after the fractured skull suffered by Raul Jimenez
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