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Wolves man Bonatini scores as loan club Grasshoppers earn promotion

Wolves haven’t had much to play for over the last few months in the Premier League.

That means their loan players are probably the ones who have played the games with the most riding on them lately.

On-loan striker Leo Bonatini played in a high-stakes game for Grasshopper Club Zurich last night.

He netted the goal which turned out to be the winner as they sealed promotion back to the top tier of Swiss football.

Grasshopper beat SC Kriens 2-1 and it was Bonatini who got the vital second goal on the night.

They had been faltering in the final weeks of the season but sealed top spot by a point with that victory.

The game marked the end of a successful loan spell for the hitman as he bagged 13 goals across all competitions for the Swiss outfit.

Earlier this month, the 27-year-old refused to rule out playing for Wolves again one day.

Whether there’s a way back for him at Molineux remains to be seen.

After all, doing the business in the Swiss second tier is different to scoring in the Premier League.

But after the season Wolves have had in terms of the lack of depth and firepower in the squad, Nuno Espirito Santo would be wise to explore any and all resources available to improve that.