Brentford transfer news: Nathan Collins to become club record £23m transfer from Wolves – Sky Sports

Brentford agreed a club record deal to sign centre-back Nathan Collins from Wolves for £23 million.

The transfer of Collins, who joined Wolves from Burnley last summer for around £20m, will top the £21m fee paid by 21-year-old German striker Kevin Schade and make him the most expensive signing ever. expensive in Brentford history.

The 22-year-old Republic of Ireland international, who has played 14 caps for his country, will undergo a medical with the west London club in the coming days.

Ireland's Nathan Collins, right, celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Euro 2024 group B qualifying soccer match between Greece and Ireland at the OPAP Arena in Athens, Greece, Friday, June 16. from 2023. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Collins’ fee would top the £21m paid by Kevin Schade

Sky Sports News reported last week that they were in advanced talks to sign the defender.

The central defender has been a priority position for Brentford this summer as they look to build on their ninth place in the Premier League last season.

Wolves have reportedly turned down an offer from Napoli for another of their centre-backs, Max Kilman. The offer is said to be worth £30.5m, but the Premier League side appear to be expecting more.

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