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Wolves midfield ace Ruben Neves wanted by French giants Paris Saint-Germain

Ligue 1 champions are tracking Portuguese ace after impressive start to Premier League campaign

Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly keen to sign Wolves ace Ruben Neves.

Neves starred for the West Midlands club in their promotion campaign and has made an impressive start to life in the Premier League.

Ruben Neves is wanted by Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports

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Ruben Neves is wanted by Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports

Neves has enjoyed a fine start to the new season and made his seventh senior Portugal appearance this week

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Neves has enjoyed a fine start to the new season and made his seventh senior Portugal appearance this week

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He attracted interest from Liverpool last summer but, according to Calcio Mercato, PSG could now make a move.

Neves, 21, Wolves from Porto in 2017 and was the standout player in a remarkable season as the club returned to the Premier League.

The Portugal international, brought in by super-agent Jorge Mendes, played a key role in the heart of the midfield and scored a number of long-range stunners.

And he begun his first season in England’s top flight in similar fashion, smashing in a free-kick against Everton on the opening weekend.

The 21-year-old starred for Wolves last season as the club earned promotion back to the Premier League

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The 21-year-old starred for Wolves last season as the club earned promotion back to the Premier League

Neves, No8, began his career in England’s top flight in style, scoring a free-kick against Everton

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Neves, No8, began his career in England’s top flight in style, scoring a free-kick against Everton

His performances have not gone unnoticed and PSG are now keen to sign the star, who holds the record for the youngest captain in the Champions League, leading his Porto side to a 2-0 victory over Maccabi Tel Aviv in October 2015, aged just 18 years and 221 days.

But they will have to stump up a hefty fee if they want to bring Neves to Ligue 1 because the Portuguese ace, who has seven senior caps, has a contract at Molineux until 2023.

Neves captained Porto in the Champions League aged just 18 years and 221 days, the youngest captain in the competition’s history

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Neves captained Porto in the Champions League aged just 18 years and 221 days, the youngest captain in the competition’s history

Les Parisiens already have an arsenal of midfield talent,  with the likes of Adrien Rabiot and Marco Verratti, while Brazilian centre-back Marquinhos has been deployed in a holding midfield role in recent matches.

Frenkie de Jong, also 21, has been linked with a moved to the French champions as well, but Barcelona and Tottenham are reportedly interested in the Dutch star who made his senior international debut last week.

Neves will look to continue his fine form when Wolves welcome Burnley to Molineux on Sunday.

PSG already have a strong midfield with the likes of Adrien Rabiot and Marco Verratti

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PSG already have a strong midfield with the likes of Adrien Rabiot and Marco Verratti


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