WOLVES have reportedly sought legal advice after Brazilian winger Marquinhos joined Arsenal from Sao Paulo.
The Gunners announced on Monday the signing of the 19-year-old on a contract at the Emirates until 2026, with the option of a further year.
Arsenal have managed to secure a reduced fee of £3million for the teenager, who was set to become a free agent next month.
Instead of waiting to pick him up for nothing, the North London giants decided to offer the Brazilian side a small sum of money.
Sao Paolo chief Carlos Belmonte was so impressed with Arsenal manager Edu’s gesture that he insisted the two clubs will now enter into a partnership which will see more starlets move to the Emirates.
And while Arsenal fans celebrate the signing of the ‘next Douglas Costa’, Wolves have gone furious after being capped at his signature.
It has been claimed that the Midlands outfit had already agreed a deal for Marquinhos before the Gunners stepped up their interest.
According AthleticismBruno Lage’s team is considering legal action after failing to secure his services.
It has been claimed his transfer to Molineux is so far away that a loan deal for next season has already been agreed.
The outlet said the striker is set to link up with Swiss side Grasshopper for the 2022-23 campaign.
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But he will now spend pre-season at Arsenal, with the club set to watch him closely on his US tour before deciding whether he will be sent off.
Edu said: “We are delighted to have completed the transfer with Sao Paulo, as Marquinhos was a player we had been watching for a while.
“At 19, he is still very young, so he is a player of the future.
“We look forward to Marquinhos now joining us for pre-season, settling into his new home and continuing to grow and develop with us.”