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Wolves transfer news: Wolves now considering free agent Diego Costa

Wolves are reportedly considering a move for Diego Costa, who is currently a free agent.

The club have been rocked by news today that Sasa Kalajdzic has suffered an ACL injury.

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The new signing was forced off at half-time in yesterday’s 1-0 win over Southampton.

He will see a specialist tomorrow and there will perhaps be a further update about how long he will be out for.

It is a major blow for Wolves, who signed Kalajdzic in a bid to help increase the goal output at Molineux.

The transfer market has obviously just closed, so Wolves are now looking at potential free agents, and The Athletic are reporting this evening that Diego Costa is a player of interest.

Costa has been unattached since leaving Brazilian club Athletico Mineiro back in January of this year. He had only been there since the summer of 2021, but terminated his deal by mutual consent.

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The Athletic are actually claiming that Costa will come to the club on Tuesday for a trial. Officials will assess his fitness and suitability to the team.

Costa has, of course, played on English shores before having spent three seasons at Chelsea.

The star scored 52 goals in 89 appearances, and carved out a reputation as being one of the best strikers in the world at the time.

Subject to successful trial, Diego Costa could be a great addition for Wolves

Following the injury to Kalajdzic, it was perhaps inevitable that Wolves would turn to the free agent market.

The Austrian striker is going to be out for a while, and Wolves do really need someone to compete with Raul Jimenez, whose form has been a concern for a while now.

Costa is obviously not the same player he was at Chelsea.

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But there is potential for him to come in and be a good short-term solution for Wanderers.

He knows the Premier League, and has won the competition twice with the Blues.

At the very least, Wolves would be bringing a winner into the dressing room.