Wolves are said to be interested in signing Douglas Costa from Juventus.
Negotiations are supposedly underway and it remains to be seen if yet another Portuguese-speaker comes through the door before the transfer deadline on October 5.
Douglas Costa to Molineux for £30 million+ is certainly a glamorous-sounding transfer.
The South American has been on the scene for quite a while, and occasionally pops up before English audiences on social media having scored an unbelievable goal or produced an outrageous piece of skill.
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There’s no doubt that on his day, he is an exhilirating player.
But one can’t help but feel Costa would be a big risk to take by Nuno Espirito Santo, who already has some superb attacking threats at his disposal.
A £37m gamble
£37 million is a heck of a lot of money to pay for a 30-year-old who has had injuries in every since season 2015/16 (according to Transfermarkt).
Aside from that, Costa joining the Wolfpack would arguably infringe on the exciting progress currently being made by Daniel Podence.
The diminutive £60,000-a-week star (Spotrac) has made a brilliant start to 2020/21, providing two assists already for Raul Jimenez, and looks set for a strong campaign following the exit of Diogo Jota.
Podence looks like he could potentially be quite special, and it would be a shame if someone else in his position came in to share the minutes and ultimately slow his momentum and progression.