Former Premier League goalkeeper Shaka Hislop has hailed Jose Sa for his magnificent start at Wolves.
The 29-year-old has been a revelation at Molineux since his arrival from Olympiacos last summer.
Sa has made significant contributions to Wolves having the second-best defensive record in the Premier League at the moment.
The stopper has kept nine clean sheets so far, and he can equal Rui Patricio’s total from last season with another shutout on Sunday against Leicester City.
Currently, Sa is fourth for saves made in the English top-flight (76), with only David De Gear, Illan Meslier and Kasper Schmeichel making more.
Since those comments his level has not dipped, and now former goalkeeper Hislop – who played 10 seasons in the Premier League – has sung his praises.
He said in a video for ESPN UK’s YouTube channel: “He certainly has been outstanding and deserves his spot.
“He is in keeping with everything that he have seen from Wolves of late: difficult to beat and just don’t know when to lie down, it seems, and raise the white flag.”
Jose Sa is the biggest bargain since Joao Moutinho, as Shaka Hislop lauds Molineux stopper
Jose Sa deserves all the praise he is getting.
He has truly had a fantastic start to life at Molineux, and is already a massively popular figure with the fans.
It’s hard to identify a weakness in his game. Maybe he has diced with death a few times, but on the whole, Sa has been solid between the sticks. He can save, command, distribute and sweep all to a high standard.
Thinking about it, he is surely the biggest bargain for the club since the £5 million signing of Joao Moutinho back in the summer of 2018.
It’s crazy to think he cost just £7 million, with his predecessor Patricio being sold for £10 million.