Leon not Best for Wolves
Wolves have moved to play down reports that have suggested they are weighing up an approach for Leon Best.
Last Updated: 13/10/09 5:44pm
Wolves have moved to play down reports that have suggested they are weighing up an approach for Coventry striker Leon Best.
Molineux boss Mick McCarthy is known to be an admirer of Best, whose six goals this season have caught the eye.
Earlier this campaign Sky Blues boss Chris Coleman attempted to bring Wolves hit-man Sam Vokes to the Ricoh Arena, but the move floundered after a dispute over the length of the potential loan.
Best is out of contract in the summer and while Wolves have been linked with a £1.5million bid in January, it would seem any such conjecture is news to their chief executive Jez Moxey.
He told the Express and Star: "There's nothing in it - I'm happy to say there's no truth in this.
"Mick has always thought of Leon Best as a good player but we have bought Stefan Maierhofer and we still have Chris Iwelumo to come back from injury, so we have two players covering the role that player can play.
"Given the player's contractual status, I would have thought he was more likely to allow his contract to run out and become a free agent."