Wolverhampton Wanderers are in talks with Stoke Metropolis to signal Austrian full again Moritz Bauer as Nuno Espirito Santo appears to be like for backup to Republic of Eire defender Matt Doherty.
Nuno’s facet invested closely in the course of the summer time, bringing in over £69m price of gamers, however the Wolves boss is wanting so as to add competitors in defensive areas, with a deal reported to be in dialogue.
#wwfc are in talks with #scfc over poss deal for full again Mauritz Bauer. Chances are it is going to be a mortgage deal for the remainder of this season. Nevertheless it’s one thing of a shock – Bauer hasn’t performed for Stoke since September. Wolves want the quilt for Matt Doherty.
— Rob Dorsett (@RobDorsettSky) January 15, 2019
Regardless of not that includes for Stoke since September final 12 months, Sky Sports report that Nuno is keen to convey the participant to Molineux to offer some respite for Doherty, who has began all 22 of Wolves’ Premier League video games this season.
Stoke are struggling within the Championship this time period, sitting in 15th, and new boss Nathan Jones may very well be keen to half with the participant as he appears to be like to mount a play-off problem.
The Swiss-born participant solely joined Stoke from Rubin Kazan on a four-and-a-half 12 months deal final January, however fell down the pecking order below earlier supervisor Gary Rowett.
In line with Sky Sports activities reporter Rob Dorsett, any potential deal is prone to be a mortgage for the remainder of the season, as Bauer signed a brand new five-year deal final summer time – that means any potential switch might show pricey for Wolves.
The Austrian worldwide began his profession in Switzerland, taking part in for FC Winterthur earlier than being snapped up by Grasshopper Membership Zurich in 2011. He signed for Russian facet Rubin Kazan in 2016, earlier than Mark Hughes opted to convey the participant to the guess365 final 12 months.