The Daily Mail understands that three clubs are seeking a deal for Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Cameron John. The talented central defender is attracting the attentions of Premier League side Brighton, plus Sky Bet Championship duo Norwich and Stoke.
John is aged only 18, but has made a big impression in the Under-23 side at Molineux, managed by Scott Sellars. Although viewed as one for the future, John is clearly keen to break into the first-team scene himself. However, he will find opportunities hard to come by now that Wolves are back in the Premier League.
Whilst Brighton are indeed in the Premier League too, Wolves are set to conclude a permanent deal for on-loan Wily Boly, meaning John isn’t going to get a game any time soon. Chris Hughton is known for giving players a chance, especially from a lower league, and John could integrate into their structure quite nicely.
On the other hand, perhaps time in the Championship offers him a more realistic route to playing. Gary Rowett is looking to stamp his own authority on the squad at the bet365 Stadium, and the defensive youngster could provide just that. Daniel Farke is quite particular in the transfer market regarding the type of player he wants, but John seems to fit that profile and DNA quite nicely.
The player is mainly a centre back, but is also able to play as a left full back as well. With the player entering the final year of his contract, the Sky Bet Championship title winners are now looking into the prospect of trying to move the player on this summer, rather than for free in a year.