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Rafa Mir comments on his future after successful loan spell

Wolves striker Rafa Mir says he knows he’s got a big decision coming up about his future this summer.

In an interview with Spanish outlet Marca, Mir said he doesn’t know if he’ll be at Molineux next season.

The 23-year-old netted 16 goals in all competitions on loan at Huesca in 2020/21.

It looks like Bruno Lage will be the new man in charge at Wolves and Mir’s future may rest on whether he wants to integrate him into the squad or not.

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“I still have a year left on my contract,” said Mir. Let’s see what happens during the summer … I’m calm.

“The truth is that it is a compromising moment, you have to make a decision soon and I don’t know what will happen. 

“I trust the people who are with me and always knowing where I come from, how much it has cost me to get here and what I want, which is to keep learning and improving.

I want to continue growing as a footballer, improve, give my best and I will try to find that place where I can. I belong to my English team and we have a decision to make this summer, but it is not up to me. 

“My agents are working on it.”

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Loanees can flesh out squad or raise funds

Wolves struggled somewhat with injuries last season, in part because of the small squad Nuno Espirito Santo preferred to operate with.

One way to rectify that at low cost is reintegrating the loanees into the squad.

The arrival of a new manager should give every player a fresh start and if Lage fancies Mir more than Nuno did, he could get a chance to salvage his Wolves career.

On the other hand, Wolves’ net spend won’t be very high this summer.

Selling loanees is a way to raise funds while not losing any of the options Wolves had last season.

Mir’s goalscoring exploits in Spain may make him a man of interest and could raise some cash for Lage to bring in players to shape the Wolves squad to his demands.