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Hwang Hee-chan impressed by Wolves teammate Diego Costa

Hwang Hee-chan says he is watching Diego Costa in Wolves training to learn from him.

The South Korea international has shaken off an adductor injury he picked up after the last international break, and has been back on the grass at Compton Park.

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He was back on the bench at the weekend for the game against Chelsea.

Hwang was sent on in the second-half to replace Costa, who had been handed his full debut by Steve Davis and James Collins.

Costa is still working his way up to full fitness, having been a free agent since leaving Atletico Mineiro back in January.

The striker has suggested he feels as though he’s now close to being 100%.

Costa has had a big impact since his arrival, with several players singing his praises for the way he has fitted in.

Daniel Podence said last week that he was surprised at how good the 34-year-old is technically.

And Hwang is the latest player to shower praise on the veteran.

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He said (via Wolves official): “He hasn’t played in a while so he may not be at his 100 percent, but in training, I was able to see why he was such a great player. I was also able to see what kind of player he is as well.

“He showed his qualities in training already. He’s a player who can help our team and I’m also watching him to learn and to compete with him to help the team.”

Costa will again go in search of his first goal for Wolves on Saturday, with Nottingham Forest the visitors to Molineux.

It is a huge game, and Wanderers simply must take three points against their fellow Premier League strugglers.

Diego Costa has clearly made a big impression on the Wolves players, as Hwang Hee-chan hails striker

There has been nothing but praise for Costa since his arrival at Molineux.

It is clear he is going to be a really influential signing. He may no longer be the same player he was at Chelsea.

But it sounds as though he carries himself superbly at Compton Park, and is someone everyone looks up to.

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Hwang has seemingly been low on confidence for a while now at Wolves. Hopefully Costa can have an especially big impact on him.

We haven’t seen the 26-year-old’s best form for some time, but watching and working with Costa might be something of a catalyst for him moving forwards.