Raúl Jiménez back in action for Wolves after Mexico World Cup exit
Raúl Jiménez featured for the Premier League strugglers as Julen Lopetegui’s men earned a friendly win over Cádiz in Spain.
After a dismal World Cup with Mexico, Raúl Jiménez returned to action for Wolves on Wednesday. The striker played 45 minutes in his club’s 4-3 victory over LaLiga side Cádiz.
Toti Gomes, Nathan Collins and Daniel Podence all struck for Wolves in the friendly in Cádiz, while the Premier League side also benefited from an own goal by Genar Fornés.
Relegation-threatened Wolves out to bounce back
Under new head coach Julen Lopetegui, Wolves are seeking to return to form in the second half of the season, after a poor start to the campaign saw Bruno Lage fired as Molineux boss.
Wolves sit bottom of the Premier League, with just two wins in 15 games.
Jiménez has Costa, Kalajdzic competition
Diego Costa, Jiménez and Saza Kalajdzic are Wolves’ centre-forwards. Costa has a contract until July 2023 and, of the three, is currently the player in the best health.
Jiménez only recently recovered from a groin injury and Kalajdzic is out injured.
Atlético pair on their way to Wolves?
As Wolves prepare for the return of club football, the Midlanders have been linked with January moves for Atlético Madrid’s Matheus Cunha and Felipe, who have both been made available for transfer.
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