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Southampton and Wolfsburg looking to sign Bordeaux striker Hwang Ui-jo

Having offered €12m for in-demand Toulouse attacking midfielder Amine Adli (21), Wolfsburg have switched their attention to Bordeaux’s Korean striker Hwang Ui-jo.

According to Foot Mercato, interest in the 28-year-old former Gamba Osaka man is gathering pace with English Premier League club Southampton one of a number of other foreign clubs keeping an eye on Hwang.

Hwang moved to France in July 2019 for a €2m fee and can play across the front line. The Korean international has scored 18 goals and added five assists across 63 games for Les Girondins to date.

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