WOLVES are weighing up whether or not to make a shock transfer for Diego Costa.
The Spain striker is a free agent after Atletico Madrid terminated his contract with immediate effect – six months forward of schedule.
Wolves are weighing up whether or not to make a shock transfer for Diego CostaCredit score: Rex Options
That hasn’t gone unnoticed by Wolves who’re at the moment with out star striker Raul Jimenez who suffered a fractured skull against Arsenal which might sideline him for months.
Nuno Espirito Santo has been pressured to depend on 18-year-old Fabio Silva to steer his assault, nicely forward of schedule and would welcome an inexperienced frontman to take a number of the weight from his younger shoulders.
Costa actually has all of the credentials after incomes legendary standing at Chelsea where he won two Premier League titles.
Bookmakers swiftly put in the Molineux membership as 6/4 favourites to land the Brazilian born hitman, with Arsenal just behind them at 3/1.
Nonetheless Wolves have been linked with the 32-year-old for the previous two seasons and Nuno Esperito Santo has thus far resisted the temptation to maneuver for the combative striker, regardless of their hyperlinks with super-agent Jorge Mendes who represents Costa.
Portuguese head coach Nuno is a stickler for self-discipline and his Wolves squad take delight of their togetherness and whole lack of egos of their ranks.
Signing hothead Costa might danger that concord and is seen as a significant motive why Wolves have but to be tempted by Costa, whatever the high quality and expertise he would undoubtedly deliver.
The striker would additionally need to slash his present £270,000 per week wages, that are nicely above Wolves’ greatest paid gamers.
Nonetheless Costa might wish to get pleasure from one last fling within the Premier League to show he can nonetheless hack it on the high stage after failing to impress since his newest return to Atleti.
The Spain worldwide has loads of curiosity from South America, the Center and Far East.
However he has endured an injury-hit season and fallen behind Luis Suarez and Joao Felix in Simeone’s pecking order on the Wanda Metropolitano, the place he has made simply seven appearances throughout all competitions, together with two begins, and two targets.
Nonetheless Wolves should weigh up whether or not a short-term deal might go well with each events till the tip of the season, permitting Jimenez the time he requires to make a full restoration from his horror harm.