Diego Costa set for sensational Premier League return with Wolves after £15m striker Kalajdzic ruled out with ACL injury

    DIEGO COSTA will reportedly undergo a medical with Wolves this week ahead of a stunning Premier League return.

    New £15million signing Sasa Kalajdzic is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering an ACL injury on his debut yesterday.

    Diego Costa is in line for a stunning Premier League return


    Diego Costa is in line for a stunning Premier League returnCredit: PA
    Costa won the Premier League twice with Chelsea


    Costa won the Premier League twice with ChelseaCredit: Getty Images – Getty

    And Wolves have identified Costa as the man to replace him.

    The 33-year-old former Chelsea striker is currently a free agent and can be signed outside of the transfer window.

    He is expected to arrive at the club on Tuesday, according to The Athletic.

    From there he will undergo a medical with the Molineux outfit.

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    The forward most recently played for Atletico Mineiro.

    But Costa has been a free agent since terminating his contract with the Brazilian outfit in January.

    He boasts proven Prem experience, having won the league twice in his three seasons with Chelsea.

    Costa scored 52 goals in 120 games for the Blues in all competitions before he left to join Atletico Madrid in 2018.

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    With Raul Jimenez the only senior striker at the club, boss Bruno Lage moved to sign Kalajdzic from Stuttgart late in the transfer window.

    But he picked up an injury less than 45 minutes into his debut for the club

    The 25-year-old Austrian was replaced at half-time before it was confirmed today he had suffered an ACL injury.


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