Diego Costa in line for shock Wolves debut against Manchester City

Diego Costa is in line for shock Wolves debut against Manchester City this weekend… with hopes growing over the ex-Chelsea striker’s fitness after he took part in a full training session

  • Diego Costa sealed a sensational return to the Premier League with Wolves 
  • He has taken part in a full training session and could take on Manchester City
  • It remains an outside chance but Wolves find themselves short of strikers 
  • He is going to follow a tailored programme in training to bring him up to speed 

Diego Costa has taken part in a full training session for the first time since joining Wolves and has an outside chance of facing Manchester City on Saturday.

The former Chelsea forward has signed a deal at Molineux until the end of the season after summer signing Sasa Kalajdzic damaged knee ligaments on his debut.

Costa will follow a tailored fitness programme to bring him up to speed but his involvement this week means hopes are growing he could feature against City.

Diego Costa has an outside chance of making his Wolves debut against Man City on Saturday

Costa took part in a full training session for the first time and has an outside chance of playing

The 33-year-old has not played since leaving Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro in January but may still be included in Bruno Lage’s squad.

Costa warned Wolves fans not to expect an immediate impact.

He said: ‘I will need two to three weeks to get back in shape. But I know I can do it. 

Costa is on a specifically tailored fitness programme but Wolves need to use him as soon as

‘If I had ever doubted my potential, I wouldn’t have accepted this challenge.   

‘I can bring something to the table.’

Wolves desperately need Costa to find his rhythm quickly as Raul Jimenez is struggling with injury, leaving Lage very short of options in attack.


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