All’s Well That Ends Wells


Huddersfield Town are willing to listen to offers for their Bermudan international, Nahki Wells.

The Huddersfield Daily Examiner reports that head coach David Wagner is prepared to let the 27-year-old striker leave if the right offer comes along. The German has moved to strengthen his attacking options this summer, snaring Steve Mounié, 22, and Laurent Depoitre, 28, for a combined £15m from Montpellier and Porto respectively.

Wagner also cited Elias Kachunga, 25, and Collin Quaner, 26, as being able to take the lead striker role from Wells. Competition is vital if the Terriers are to remain in the top flight come the end of this season.

The former Borussia Dortmund II coach understands though, that Wells may not be happy with the situation. Formerly the club’s record signing, the striker attracted attention from Reading, the team Huddersfield defeated in last season’s Championship play-off final.

That Wagner has publicly stated Wells is for sale suggests that the departure is all but sealed. Just the small matter of the striker finding a new club; nothing trivial. Having been a key member of last season’s promotion-winning squad, news that the club is willing to listen to offers will come as a blow to the striker who scored 10 goals in 47 appearances last season although of little surprise. A record of a goal every 423 minutes is nowhere near ruthless enough if the Terriers are survive.