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Wolves can save thousands and thousands on Leon Chiwome

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Wolverhampton Wanderers are presently dealing with one thing of a centre-forward disaster at current, with damage having left supervisor Bruno Lage distinctly wanting choices forward of the return to Premier League motion this weekend.

Summer time signing Sasa Kalajdzic suffered an unlucky ACL blow on debut following his £15.5m arrival from Stuttgart final month, with the Austria worldwide now dealing with a prolonged stint on the sidelines that may see him miss the bulk of the present marketing campaign.

These woes have been compounded by the present absence of fellow striker, Raul Jimenez, with the previous Benfica man having been restricted to simply two league begins to date this season for the Midlands facet.

The 31-year-old had solely returned from an prolonged spell on the remedy desk final 12 months after struggling a life-threatening head damage following a collision with Arsenal’s David Luiz in November 2020, with the Mexican having struggled to recapture the prolific type he had showcased following his arrival in England in 2018.

After scoring 30 league objectives throughout his first two Premier League campaigns mixed, the £13.5m-rated marksman has since scored simply ten in the newest two seasons, albeit together with his tally of six final time period nonetheless the joint-highest in all competitions amongst Lage’s squad.

That has laid naked simply how goal-shy the Molineux outfit of late have been, having since scored simply three objectives in seven league video games so far this time period, after recording the fourth fewest variety of objectives within the division final time period.

The answer to that drawback at current is that of latest seize Diego Costa, with pleasure constructing on the prospect of seeing the 33-year-old make his debut for the membership, following his free switch transfer.

Is it too quickly to unleash Chiwome?




Whereas the previous Chelsea man is the greatest senior choice at current, it’s but to be seen if the 33-year-old could make a telling impression, having been and not using a membership since January.

Fairly than look to the winter marketplace for an answer, nonetheless, the Outdated Gold may properly be bettered served selling from inside, with promising academy gem Leon Chiwome one such determine who may properly be known as upon.

Whereas solely 16, {the teenager} has already made a robust impression within the youth ranks of late, having scored two objectives in simply three appearances at Premier League U18 stage to date this time period, whereas beforehand being lauded as a participant with “enormous potential” by AFC Wimbledon academy supervisor Michael Hamilton.

The thrilling striker has additionally been recognised for his expertise by incomes an inclusion within the Guardian’s Subsequent Gen listing, alongside the highest 20 greatest skills within the top-flight, with Wolves’ Jonathan Hunter-Barrett labelling him as a participant who “is aware of the place the again of the online is.”

At current, it might seem that the senior stars are struggling to pose a risk within the closing third, with selling a scientific asset comparable to Chiwome doubtlessly the perfect reply.

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