Wolves may have made a mistake on Vitinha

Wolves have seen many players move to Molineux on loan over the past few years, such as Francisco Trincao, Willian Jose and Jesus Vallejo, among others.

While some players who originally joined the Midlands club on loan have become permanent figures at Molineux such as Raul Jimenez, Hwang Hee-chan and Rayan Ait-Nouri, some end up returning to their parent clubs after a temporary stint with the Prime Minister. league club.

One example of a player who spent time with Wolves and has since gone on to shine with his original side is 22-year-old midfielder Vitinha.

The old gold signed the midfielder, who was described as ‘complete’ by Sergio Conceicao and ‘special’ by Jeff Shi, on a temporary basis from Porto in September 2020 until the end of the previous season.

During his time at Molineux, the 22-year-old made just 19 Premier League appearances, starting five of them and failing to find the back of the net on just one occasion, providing just one assist in road course.

As well as his lack of regular goal contributions, the Portugal international’s overall performances have done little to impress anyone at the Midlands club, with WhoScored giving him a season rating of 6.23, making him the lowest rated Wolves player to start more than one. league game throughout the campaign.

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Although his time in England hasn’t gone too well, things have improved a lot for the midfielder at Porto this season where he is currently on a weekly wage of £4.5,000 per week according to Salary Sport.

With 23 league appearances under his belt, Vitinha has managed to score two goals and provide one assist as well as earning himself a much improved overall performance rating of 7.4, making him the third highest rated player currently. in Porto’s squad according to WhoScored.

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In October 2020, shortly after his move to Molineux, Transfermarkt assessed the former Wolves loanee’s market value at £4.5m, while it now stands at £21.6m. sterling, posting a massive 380% increase since leaving England.

Recent reports have now linked fellow Premier League side Liverpool with a summer move for the midfielder, meaning if he returns to England he could well end up haunting his former side after failing to make the business for them during his loan period. and give them serious nightmares.

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