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Lage sheds light on Cutrone and issues Jimenez fitness update

Bruno Lage has conducted his pre-match press conference ahead of his first Premier League game in charge of Wolves.

He was asked about two strikers with very different seasons ahead of them.

Patrick Cutrone will play for Empoli and Lage shed some light on that depature.

Meanwhile, Raul Jimenez will once again be the talisman after returning from his horrific injury.

Earlier this week, Lage laid down the gauntlet to Cutrone, urging him to repay the support of the fans.

Within days, he was gone, set for his third loan spell and Lage obviously didn’t want to keep an unhappy player around.

Jimenez has been involved throughout pre-season, being carefully managed during his recovery.

But he’s all set to play tomorrow against Leicester, in what is a tricky first assignment for Lage.

The time for talking is almost over as Wolves fans get ready for their first glimpse of Lage’s side in serious action.

Cutrone’s departure means a new third choice striker is needed – although that man could be Rafa Mir.

Meanwhile, Wolves turn to Jimenez again and hope he will be back to his best very soon indeed.

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