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Wolves loan stars including Cutrone and Bonatini to report for pre-season training

Wolves will welcome back a string of players from loan spells, with pre-season commencing next Monday.

The club have not yet signed any players in the transfer market, but will be packing out their pre-season sessions with players that were out on loan last term.

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As reported by the Express & Star, Adama Traore, who spent the second half of 2021/22 with Barcelona, will be back at Compton Park.

The 25-year-old had a disappointing spell at the Nou Camp. After initially impressing, he barely featured under Xavi and Barcelona have not exercised their option to buy.

He’s expected to return to Wolves, but it is thought he could ultimately be sold given the situation with his contract.

Also expected back in pre-season is forgotten duo Patrick Cutrone and Leo Bonatini.

The strikers were at Empoli and Grasshoppers respectively in 2021/22, with Bonatini having finished a two-year spell.

Cutrone struggled back in his homeland, scoring just three goals in 31 appearances.

Bonatini fared slightly better, hitting seven in 26.

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Like Traore, they both have a year left on their Molineux deals.

Wolves are hoping to try and recoup a bit of money on Cutrone, who cost the club £16 million to sign from AC Milan in 2019. Realistically, the club will be taking a big hit on him.

Also expected to report for the start of pre-season are Ryan Giles and Dion Sanderson.

The youngsters were recalled from Birmingham City and Cardiff City in January, before being sent out to Blackburn Rovers and QPR for the remainder of the campaign.

Players that were on international duty are set to return on July 4.

One last chance for Wolves duo Cutrone and Bonatini in pre-season, but their sales are likely

So Cutrone and Bonatini are set to return for pre-season training.

Potentially, it will be their very last chance to stake a first-team claim, if that is even what either player wants.

Realistically though, both players are likely going to be moving on this summer.

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Lage did challenge Cutrone to prove himself at Molineux last year.

But it’s already been reported that he’s unlikely to feature in his plans for 2022/23 given his underwhelming stint with Empoli.