Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Willian Jose’s struggles in front of goal continue.

Yesterday, the Brazilian was thrust back into the starting XI after being overlooked against Manchester City.

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It was his ninth appearance in old gold, and the South American is still without a goal to his name.

People expected there to be some kind of adaptation period, but coming in as an experienced player from a top five league in Europe, some did anticipate a little more than what he’s shown.

In his defence, the supply to him has not been particularly great, but it can also be argued that he isn’t taking up the best positions.

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At the moment, it could go either way in terms of whether the club will trigger the £22 million option to buy they have (Express & Star).

But there is one player who actually might end up forcing the club to abort any plays to sign Jose.

 

Rafa Mir continued his fine form on loan at Huesca, scoring his 10th goal of the season against Celta Vigo today in La Liga.

Mir may deserve another chance at Wolves

If Jose’s struggles do continue, Fosun should definitely have Mir in the back of their minds.

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It’s thank to him that Huesca are still in with a fighting chance of staying in the top-flight.

In total, he has 19 in 45 appearances for the Spanish outfit and that surely suggests him as being worth another look at by Nuno ahead of 2021/22.

One gets the feeling that Patrick Cutrone isn’t trusted, and it could be that Fabio Silva is loaned out, and if those two depart then there could be an opening for Mir at Molineux.

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