The former Norwich City striker is believed to have played at least 70 per cent of Sierra Leone’s matches in the last two years, fulfilling the criteria for a work permit but the country’s falling below the FIFA's top 70 nations - which they were last week - he would be granted one automatically.
Wolves boss Kenny Jackett is continuing to weigh up whether to make a move for the out-of-contract striker who trained for a couple of days with the team last week. However, the club would need to appeal for a work permit if they were to pursue his signature.
“We need to know whether he’s somebody we can go for because if we can’t get a work permit, it’s not worth pursuing. “We were looking to perhaps give him a short-term contract or extend his trial but, unless we know whether we can get that (permit), there’s no point carrying on.
“When he started his trial they were number 69, but two days later, when the September ratings came out, his country dropped to 71.