Former Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Rafa Mir has scored his third goal of the season for Sevilla.

The Spaniard was on target again yesterday for his new club against Elche.

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Rafa Mir (Photo by Rubén de la Fuente Pérez/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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Denis Suarez took a shot from outside the penalty area and the ball ricocheted in Mir’s direction.

The 24-year-old stayed onside and controlled in an instant, before slotting confidently past the goalkeeper in his weak foot.

It has been a fruitful start to life at Sevilla so far for Mir.

Before the most recent international break he bagged against Valencia and Espanyol.

His latest strike has helped Sevilla move up to 3rd in La Liga, and the club are now just three points behind leaders Real Sociedad.

But they do have a game in hand on them, as do second-placed Real Madrid.

Mir, of course, left Molineux only a few months ago.

He enjoyed a great spell on loan with SD Huesca last term, scoring 16 goals across all competitions.

Bruno Lage was keen to take a look at him, but it seems the player wanted to depart.

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Rafa Mir (Photo by Jack Thomas – WWFC/Wolves via Getty Images)

He only had a year left on his contract, prompting Wolves to cash in for a reported £13.7 million (The Athletic).

On social media, fans watching Sevilla and Elche were praising Mir for his goal and contributions since arriving at the club:

 

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