Wolves make Julen Lopetegui their top managerial target

Julen Lopetegui
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Wolverhampton Wanderers are believed to be closing in on a deal to make Julen Lopetegui their next manager.

According to BBC Sport, chairman Jeff Shi has flown out to Spain to meet Lopetegui and discuss the vacancy in person.

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Sean Cole

Sean Cole is a freelance journalist. He has written for FourFourTwo, BBC Sport and When Saturday Comes among others. A Birmingham City supporter and staunch Nikola Zigic advocate, he once scored a hat-trick at St. Andrew’s (in a half-time game). He also has far too many football shirts and spends far too much time reading the Wikipedia pages of obscure players.