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Previous Wolves target Carlos Salcedo puts in colossal performance on debut for FC Toronto

Wolves were linked with a move for Carlos Salcedo during the transfer window.

W Deportes had reported that Wanderers were one of a few teams showing interest in the Mexico international.

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The player’s contract with Tigres was expiring at the end of the year, and it was likely that he would be leaving the club.

And that is what ended up happening, with Salcedo opting to move to the MLS to join FC Toronto. And Venezuela international Yeferson Soteldo went in the opposite direction.

Upon his arrival at the club, Toronto’s president Bill Manning said: “Carlos is a fierce competitor who I have known since he was a young player with Real Salt Lake seven years ago.”

And Salcedo showcased that fierce competitiveness recently when he made his debut for the club.

At the weekend he featured in the 1-1 draw with FC Dallas, and put in an absolutely colossal display.

According to @Total_TFC, Salcedo had the most touches, completed the most passes and also the most long balls.

He also won 3/4 duels, made three interceptions, two tackles, two clearances and made a truly remarkable 15 ball recoveries.

Fans on social media were generally really impressed by what they saw from him on his first outing for the club.

Despite his defensive efforts though, Toronto were unable to keep a clean sheet and the spoils were shared at 1-1.

Carlos Salcedo may have made for a nice, low-cost signing for Wolves

Wolves had a quiet January in the end, with no ‘first-team ready’ players coming in.

With players due to come back into the fold, officials felt the squad would naturally become stronger.

Ultimately, there was seemingly no push from the club to sign Salcedo, who is now embarking on a new chapter in the MLS.

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He may well have made for a good addition at Molineux though.

There is some doubt about how much longer Willy Boly will stay at the club. The Ivorian has had a lot of fitness problems in recent times.

And Romain Saiss’ contract with Wolves expires in the summer as things currently stand.