Date: 23rd July 2012 at 4:01pm
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Burnley’s chances of signing former loan striker, Sam Vokes were improved today following an announcement that he would be allowed to leave Molineux.

‘For Sam I think it is best to find a new challenge, I have spoken to him about that and we have had an honest, open discussion.’ Wolves gaffer Ståle Solbakken told Wolves Official Website.

He continued: ‘If an offer is right and Sam is happy and we are happy he will be allowed to leave on a permanent basis.

‘We haven`t had any offers to date but just had an open chat with Sam two days ago about what is best for him and for us.’

Vokes still had 12 months remaining on his contract and it had already been announced that a decision on the striker’s future was going to be made about the same time as their Ireland tour.

The 22-year-old Welsh international had loan spells with Championship sides Burnley and Brighton last season and both could now be in the market to sign him on a permanent deal. It is thought an asking price of £500,000 could be enough to secure his services.

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