Derby County are currently watching Wolves’ Dominic Iorfa and could make a move for him according to a report from the Express & Star.
Both Derby and Wolves have had disappointing seasons and are looking to do a lot better next time around. Both teams spent a lot of money in the summer and were expecting to at least get a place in the Sky Bet Championship play-offs and neither ended up getting close to the end of season lottery with them instead being stuck in mid-table mediocrity. But Wolves could end up losing a key player to a team that will be competing with them for a place in the top six next season.
The Rams are currently interested in a few players, reports earlier today linked them with a move for Bristol City’s Joe Bryan, and improving the defence seems to be a priority for head coach Gary Rowett who has his first transfer window with the club this summer. One of the players they currently have on their radar as part of these plans is Iorfa, Wolves popular defender who came through the academy at the West Midlands side.
Derby would most likely be able to pay the £4m valuation that Wolves have put on the defender but it remains to be seen whether they would be willing to sell. With the Black County side wanting to challenge for promotion and Derby being likely rivals for that, they would want to avoid selling one of their key players to them,