Wolves to splash out with Gardner, Johnson and Kilgallon all on the radar

05 January 2010 04:04
[LNB]Target: Craig Gardner[LNB]Wolves chief executive Jez Moxey says the club have made 'one or two bids'for players as they aim to bring in new blood during the January transferwindow. [LNB]Aston Villa midfielder Craig Gardner, Sheffield United central defender MatthewKilgallon and Middlesbrough winger Adam Johnson are on Wolves manager MickMcCarthy's radar. [LNB]McCarthy is mindful of bolstering his squad to help Wolves build on a promisingstart to their first campaign back in the top flight.[LNB]They entered the new year lying in 15th spot with 19 points from 20 games. [LNB]Moxey said: 'We have made one or two bids for permanent signings and startedthe process to hopefully add a couple of players. [LNB]'We're always hopeful but it's never easy and there's nothing doing at themoment because nothing is straightforward on any deal and everyone has to bepatient. [LNB]'We will not divulge targets, but after consultation with Mick, I've made anumber of enquiries over the last week and we would hope to try to bring in oneor two players. [LNB]'We've made some bids and we hope we can add Premier League experience.[LNB]'We will continue to strive to formulate a squad containing two high qualityplayers for every position. But we will try to do business for what we believe is the right player at theright price.' [LNB] Boro exit? Adam Johnson[LNB]Johnson's qualities have been admired by McCarthy for some time and the22-year-old has already netted 10 goals during the current campaign. [LNB]And Villa boss Martin O'Neill has admitted he may struggle to keep hold ofGardner who is desperate to play first team football and is also a target forBirmingham. [LNB]Wolves have already added £750,000 to their transfer pot following the sale ofNeil Collins to Preston on a three-and-a-half-year deal. [LNB] Carling Cup chaos as big freeze wipes out the Manchester derby and Blackburn's semi-final showdown with Aston VillaBlackburn boss Allardyce aiming to bury the past in Carling Cup semi-final Wolves bosss McCarthy delighted with on-loan Chelsea defender Mancienne [LNB] 

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