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Goncalo Guedes praises Diego Costa as striker prepares to make Wolves debut

Goncalo Guedes is the latest Wolves player to praise Diego Costa following his arrival at the club as a free agent.

The 33-year-old was signed after the ACL injury to Sasa Kalajdzic.

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The former Chelsea star has been hard at work over the international break to bring his fitness up to speed.

He hasn’t played all year, and it could be some weeks before we see Costa operating at his best level.

It has been reported that he has impressed Bruno Lage and his coaches since coming in. And apparently, he is set to make his debut against West Ham United this weekend.

Many Wolves fans cannot wait for him to be unleashed, given the goalscoring problems the team has once again had this term.

One man who is looking forward to playing with Costa is Guedes, who reckons the star has been progressing well.

Guedes was not called up by Portugal over the international break and has therefore had chance to get to know Costa and his game a little better at Compton Park.

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He said in an interview with Sky Sports: “Diego is a very good person, very happy, very funny, and very good for a dressing room. He has arrived with a good mentality. He wants to work, and with his experience in big clubs and the quality he has, he can help us a lot.

“He is progressing well and that is good news for us because he is a player we know can do a lot damage if he gets back to his normal form. We have to help him so that he can give us his best level and help us much as possible on the pitch.”

Diego Costa can be the catalyst for change at Wolves, as Guedes praises new teammate

Several Wolves stars have now praised Costa following his arrival as a free agent.

Clearly he has made a big impression on everyone, and hopefully he will provide a real lift.

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Wolves need to start picking up some positive results, because it hasn’t been good enough so far for the level of quality in the squad.

But Costa’s presence at Molineux could be the catalyst for change.

He’s a winner, and someone who is going to compete. His mean streak could actually inspire a lot of the other players.