Juventus winger might opt for an exit as Premier League underdogs are willing to secure the services of the player
Juventus winger Douglas Costa, is all set to leave the club this summer transfer window.The Brazilian has been linked with a move to the Old Trafford. Although the latest reports suggest that the player might not head to the Red Devils and instead sign for Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Costa’s agent Jorge Mendes is said to be brokering a deal for his client and might help Nuno Espirito’s side to secure the signing of the former Bayern winger. According to the Sun, the Portuguese agent is working on a 37 million pound transfer to bring the Brazilian international to the Molineaux Stadium.
Costa was one of the high-profile arrivals in the summer of 2017. The player was loaned out from Bayern and was brought to Juve with an option to make the deal permanent with a 40 million euros price tag. The winger had a tough time at the Allianz Stadium last season.The 30 year-old was only able make 23 appearances for the Old Lady which included only 6 starts for the team. Costa has had an injury plagued campaign last season and therefore had to spend more time on the sidelines and has failed to win Pirlo’s confidence which is why the Italian manager is ready to part ways with him.
Meanwhile, Wolves have sold Diago Jota to Liverpool and are on the lookout for a quality winger. The Brazilian’s versatility’s to operate on either side of the flank will be an interesting offering for Nuno Espirito’s men. Costa’s ability to of quick bursts of pace and his dribbling skills might come in handy for the Wanderers.
The Wanderers would welcome the presence of the energetic midfielder. At the Molineaux Stadium, the player will be ensured of getting more game time and is more suitable to the club’s attacking style of play.The club has already bagged players like Nelson Semedo and Fabio Silva in this transfer window and the Brazilian from Turin could be next.
Nuno Espirito and men have already had bittersweet start to their present campaign after winning and losing against Sheffield United and Manchester City.The arrival of the Juve winger will definitely boost the hopes for a top six finish in the league table.
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