Kenny Jackett has conceded that Bakary Sako is likely to leave Wolverhampton Wanderers before the end of the transfer window.
The 25-year-old is reported to be of interest to Premier League outfit Fulham, but as yet no agreement has been reached.
However, while a move is not in the offing, Jackett does not expect to have the winger at his disposal for much longer.
"The likelihood is someone will come in for him and, yes, we must have a plan B," the Express & Star quotes Jackett as saying. "But it's a question of if and when someone comes in at the right level."
It is believed that with add-ons, Wolves want around £4m for Sako's signature.