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The shirt numbers available to Diego Costa at Wolves

Diego Costa is set to become a Wolves player after undergoing a medical today.

The 33-year-old has been doing tests today, after flying into the UK last night following Wolves’ successful appeal over his work permit.

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It is hoped that everything went smoothly.

Should that be the case, Costa will sign a deal until the end of the season at Molineux.

It has also been claimed his contract could contain a renewal clause that will see him remain with the club until 2024.

It is quite the story, with Costa of course having been one of the top strikers in Europe during the mid-2010s.

He enjoyed a fantastic few years at Chelsea, winning two league titles, and then had a second spell at Atletico Madrid.

It is remarkable to think that a player of such profile is on his way to Molineux.

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He may no longer be a world-class striker, but Costa remains a huge name in football.

It may take people some time to get used to seeing him in Wolves colours, but what number might he pick?

Throughout his career, Costa has mainly sported the number 19 shirt.

That was the number he wore in both of his stints at Atletico Madrid and his time at Chelsea.

He also wore it in his first season with Atletico Mineiro, before changing to number nine.

Of course, the number 19 shirt is already taken at Wolves by £15 million star Jonny Castro Otto.

The number two and five shirts are free. But you would think Costa would steer clear of those since they are typically associated with defenders.

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The number 12 is free, as are 15 and 16 following the departures of Conor Coady and Willy Boly respectively.

Then, 21, 26, 29 and 30 are all available.

Given the chaotic nature of Costa, it would be no surprise if he opted to pick a high number which is not really typical of players joining English clubs.