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Wolves fans react as Jeff Shi discusses Diogo Jota transfer

Wolverhampton Wanderers fans have been reacting to comments from Jeff Shi about the club’s sale of Diogo Jota last year.

The decision was made to cash in on the winger, with BBC Sport reporting the fee to be worth £45 million in total.

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There have since been reports that Liverpool are spreading the payments over a number of years.

The deal certainly came out of the blue at the time.

There was hardly any time between the interest being reported and the transfer actually being completed.

He struggled a little with injuries in his first term at Anfield, but Jota really impressed when he had the chance, scoring 13 goals in 30 appearances.

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Speaking about the sale, Wolves chairman Shi said (Wolves official): “So, for the deal of Diogo Jota, I think it’s the best deal, even the best deal in the five years after I came here because it’s benefitting all the three parties – the player, the buying club, the selling club – it’s not always like this, you know, sometimes when a buying club buys a player, then they think oh, he’s not so good.”

Fans have been reacting to these comments from Shi and it seems a lot of supporters don’t share Shi’s view.

While some believe the actual fee was fair, others have made the point that a deal is only good if the money received is then reinvested and the team improves as a result.

Here were some comments: