Date: 22nd August 2018 at 4:30pm
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The club are weighing up a loan move for Wolves midfielder Romain Saiss, according to Kickoff (via the Hartlepool Mail).

The Moroccan international played a major role in helping the Midlands club gain promotion to the Premier League last season, but he has yet to make an appearance in the top-flight.

Last campaign, the holding midfielder played 44 games in all competitions, scoring four goals and providing one assist.

Saiss’s performances were rewarded with a place in Morocco’s final 23-man squad for the World Cup. He generally plays centre-back for his country and started the 1-0 defeat to Iran, as well as a 2-2 draw against Spain which saw his side exit at the group stage.

With the likes of Jack Colback and Ben Watson already offering able cover in central midfield roles, a move for the 28-year-old may seem unlikely, but after impressing in Wolves’ promotion season, Aitor Karanka may see him as an improvement on what we have already got.