Video: Wolves target Icelandic 'Beckham'

Wolves have identified Icelandic international Johann Gudmundsson as a possible replacement for Bakary Sako as the search for his replacement hots up.

And out-of-favour striker Björn Sigurðarson could move the other way in a shock swap deal.

Bosses at Molineux will be keen to move quickly to finalise a deal for a new left-winger and Guðmundsson is on their radar.

The 24-year-old has been a big hit at Charlton after joining on a free transfer from Dutch side AZ Alkmaar last summer.

Guðmundsson chipped in with 11 goals – including the club’s goal of the season – as he settled well in English football.

He has also been linked with Hull City, can play on either flank and is a set-piece specialist – so much so he was dubbed ‘Charlton’s David Beckham’ by boss Guy Luzon.

It is believed a bid of around £2million could prise Guðmundsson away from the London club as he has 12 months left on his current deal. Fellow Icelander Sigurðarson is being sounded out as a possible makeweight in the deal, reports suggest.

He has struggled to make an impact with Wolves and spent last season on loan.

Speculation surrounding Sako’s next destination rumbles on, with Everton and Leicester the latest clubs rumoured to be offering him a contract.

Meanwhile, Wolves have begun advertising for a new chief talent-spotter after Stuart Webber’s departure earlier this week.

The new recruit must have four years’ experience in football and be able to ‘review, evaluate, construct and develop a scouting system for the club’.

Released striker Leon Clarke has signed a three-year contract with League One side Bury.

And former Wolves player and coach Rob Kelly, who was also assistant manager at Albion, has been named as Uwe Rosler’s new assistant at Leeds United.

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Comments for: "Video: Wolves target Icelandic 'Beckham'"

Media Wolf Pete

This would be a great signing. Lad's got bags of talent, regular international and chips in with more than his fair share of goals from wide midfield

Ooga Booga

Iraqi Pirlo, Icelandic Beckham..

Wolves bid for Lithuanian Ronaldo and Morrocan Zidane in a shock double swoop

Hatherton Beerwolf

Beckham in Iceland, impossible......I've just seen him write a bet out in Bilston Wetherspoon's.

wolfo

COPY AND PASTE again

bit slow e&s 11.30am read this story yesterday on another site?

wolfo

COPY AND PASTE again

bit slow e&s 11.30am read this story yesterday on another sports website...

Supporter

Wow, we are getting Pirlo and Beckham!

kevrichards88

Iraqi pirlo

Icelandic beckham

Who next lmao

Hatherton Beerwolf

The Sandwell Cavemon.........don't forget ya boots.

BeeCee

Hatherton.

Plus his binoculars...!

The Flying Winger

Haven't we flirted enough with Icelandic players.

stevebull09

Guys,

Video after video after video of 2 people sitting in a room talking about Wolves and most stories taken from the Wolves Website, this is why negative messages are left online and people saying it around Wolverhampton.

Some suggestions: Maybe intertwine the voices from you guys talking with video footage of the players you are discussing? The information would then be mixed with some sort of entertainment and make the whole thing more watchable. If its copyright law then address it with the powers that be. Its like the ramblings of 2 mates down the pub at the moment and is a little cringe-worthy.

I am not one to criticize without suggestion on how to improve stuff though and I really think the whole "take stories from Wolves Website every day", change it round a bit and then hit print, does not do you guys any favors.

Original interviews with members of staff at Wolves would be an improvement. If there is not an embargo on players talking with you guys then maybe there is a point of interest there, i.e getting to know the actually person rather than just a player, kind of angle.

Maybe an idea for a feature each week could be to interview former favorites from years gone by to see what they are doing now. I read some great interviews in The Tatter for Steve Bulls 50th Birthday, Muscat, Dave Kelly, Ally Robertson and even people like Simon Osborne and Don Goodman, all gave very good interviews and insights.

I am only trying to help, not criticize, but im sure with your resources you can track down pretty much anyone and therefore there should be no need to rely on Wolves website or have such meaningless videos. A little imagination goes a heck of a long way :)

London Wolves

couldnt agree more - but i have to watch them as they both just look so uncomfortable. lol. better to film it in the pub after a couple of beers. may be less awkward.

i love the way the guy on the right just keeps giving cheesy looks at the camera at the end and blinking non stop due to proximity during every interview. . . . you gotta love it.

i love the way the have brought this new oily haired slickster in from the 80's to spruce up the delivery :)

that said nash filming on his mobile by the toilets after the match half petrified was probably equally bad.

i want to hear something from jackett - i miss the guy - going real cold turkey now that i started playing football manager!

Shewolf1943

Exactly how many of these players we are supposedly targeting are we really after. Wolves usually do their business first and discuss later.

London Wolves

i cant think of anyone we signed where they actually talked about them first - so that prob means anyone on here we prob wont sign. for 2 reasons

1. these pair of plonkers have just jinxed us

2. now that they may come to us a 100 teams think they can top us with a better bid!

BeeCee

Shewolf.

It is the E&S trying to boost sales and encourage the Richard heads from Sandwell to post their drivel.

Shewolf1943

Hi BeeCee. They don't need much incentive, they are all over here like a rash. Unfortunately the sensible ones only come occasionally, unlike those with nothing else to fill their lives. Sad really, suppose they are to be pitied.

DancesWithWolves

Heard the latest target? Icelandic or from somewhere equally fishy. Box-to-box midfield general/stroke winger. Strong, young and fast. Available on a free. Wages required about tuppence halfpenny. 20+goals a season plus loads of assists. He's called Red Herring. E&S falls for it every time. Gets us all going and takes the attention away from Kenny while he concentrates on our real target. Job done.