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Wolves consider replacements for Julen Lopetegui who could leave amid transfer frustrations

Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly considering replacements for Julen Lopetegui who could leave the club due to the lack of transfer activity.

The 56-year-old arrived at Molineux in November when they were mired in the relegation battle.

An upturn in form under the Spaniard saw Wolves beat Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea, helping them seal a respectable 13th-place finish. 

But Lopetegui could end up leaving Wolves with less than two weeks remaining before the new Premier League season starts. 

The former Sevilla manager is unhappy with the club’s lack of transfer activity this summer. 

The club are already sounding out replacements in case he leaves, per the Mirror

Wolves have only signed Matt Doherty and Tom King during this transfer window. Matheus Cunha and Boubacar Traore have had their loan deals made permanent. 

They have lost Raul Jimenez to Fulham and Ruben Neves to Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal, while Conor Coady, Nathan Collins and Ryan Giles have also departed. 

Wolves could lose Max Kilman in the next few weeks, with Napoli keen to sign the English defender. 

They are also set to miss out on one of Lopetegui’s prime targets Alex Scott, who is close to joining Bournemouth. 

Wolves were held to a goalless draw by newly promoted Luton Town in their most recent friendly. They will take on Rennes in their next pre-season game on Saturday. 

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