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Video: Wolves-linked Rafa Silva scores outrageous solo goal for Benfica

Rafa Silva, who was recently linked with Wolves, scored an absolutely superb solo goal at the weekend for Benfica.

The star has been enjoying a tremendous campaign over in Portugal.

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While Benfica are not in title contention for this year, a number of their players have been having terrific individual seasons.

Silva has been one of the standout performers, which has led to interest from other clubs.

Earlier this month, Jeunes Footeux reported that Wanderers have an eye on the ace ahead of the summer window.

Supposedly though, Benfica would want as much as £42 million to sell the forward.

That would be a lot of money to pay for a 28-year-old who has never left Portugal.

At the weekend though, Silva perhaps showed why Benfica value him as much as that.

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He was in action against Estoril – the former team of Wolves’ January signing Chiquinho. And in the 34th minute, he did something very special.

From an Estoril corner, he capitalised on a loose pass, picked the ball up and then dribbled the length of the pitch to go and score for the hosts.

As he made his way to the Estoril penalty area he had three defenders around him, but his blistering pace was too much for any of them.

He then finished from a tight angle on his right foot.

It was an absolutely amazing goal, which really, he had no right to score from where he picked the ball up.

Wolves lost Adama Traore to Barcelona in January. It is hard to look at Silva’s goal without thinking it is something right out of the Spaniard’s textbook. Although perhaps the 25-year-old might not have gone on to actually score.

Rafa Silva would be an amazing addition by Wolves, after incredible solo goal for Benfica

Without doubt, that is one of the goals of the season from Silva.

He had so much to do when he first picked up the ball.

The initial body feint he did followed by the pace he showed was just fantastic to watch.

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Wolves may well be interested in Silva this summer. If he can produce moments of magic like that, then enquiries certainly need to be made.

Perhaps Benfica might be willing to come down from that £42 million valuation.