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Report: Wolves have been considering sending Chiquinho out on loan next season

Wolves have reportedly had thoughts about sending Chiquinho out on loan for next season.

The Athletic have produced a report on the talented youngster this morning, after his significant impact against Chelsea on Saturday.

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The 22-year-old got on for the final 20 minutes or so at Stamford Bridge when the Blues were 2-0 up.

Chiquinho went on to make a real difference, first releasing Francisco Trincao down the right before the star unleashed a superb curling effort into the top corner.

Chiquinho then put in an outstanding cross for Conor Coady to score the equaliser in the 97th minute. That led to big praise from the captain after the game.

It was yet another exciting cameo from the star who signed from Estoril in January.

That was just his seventh appearance for the first-team, and he has still only played 68 minutes in the Premier League.

Wolves appear to have stumbled on a gem.

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Many fans were not happy after the January window, with no significant additions made to the squad.

But Chiquinho’s arrival from Estoril for just £3 million looks like it could be an amazing bit of business.

He’s had to bide his time so far, and he is still yet to start a game in the Premier League.

But there is surely a great chance now for him to do that in one of the final three games. It’s Manchester City on Wednesday, followed by Norwich City and then Liverpool on the final day.

Interestingly, The Athletic say that Wolves officials have actually been thinking about sending Chiquinho on loan next season.

Whether that happens or not could entirely depend on what he shows in the next few weeks.

Chiquinho needs lots of game time between now and the end of the season, as loan claim made

Hopefully Chiquinho is now in line to get more minutes for the first-team, after his wonderful showing against Chelsea.

Bruno Lage surely needs to see him in action as much as possible, before a decision is made about him ahead of next season.

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It would be good if Chiquinho continued his promising form, and became a genuine option for the first-team next term.

But we have also seen how beneficial a loan spell for a Wolves player can be.

Morgan Gibbs-White and Connor Ronan both scooped Player and Young Player of the Year awards at Sheffield United and St Mirren respectively. And Toti Gomes was also really good for Grasshoppers before his return to Wolves in January.

Officials may ultimately feel Chiquinho could benefit massively playing in another environment for a while.