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16th Apr, 2018 | 9:00pm

Wolves must bin in-form favourite if they are going to mix it with the big-guns in the PL


Wolverhampton Wanderers must not extend the loan stay of Bournemouth forward Benik Afobe ahead of their move into the Premier League next season.

The newly-promoted and soon-to-be title winners have a buying option on the forward should they opt to sign him permanently.

But after struggling break into Eddie Howe’s starting XI in the Premier League, Wolves must show that they mean business by bringing in top-quality.

In 17 appearances for the Cherries before Afobe made the switch to Wolves in January, the forward failed to register a single goal but did manage one assist.

The 25-year-old has always struggled in the top-flight and the Championship has proved to be the attacker’s level, which is where Wolves ought to leave Afobe.

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An ex-Arsenal reserve team player, the 25-year-old has performed admirably since his temporary switch to Molineux, scoring five goals in five starts for the club.

And fans love him as it’s his second stint at the club.

But against the best defences in the Premier League, Afobe lacks the quality to make Wolves a threat next season and with Leo Bonatini also struggling, it’s a position that will need seeing to and repairing quickly.

Andre Silva at AC Milan is one such player who has been linked with the table-toppers, in a move that would seem to fit the club’s ambitions.

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