Report: Douglas Costa being chased by Wolverhampton Wanderers


Juventus winger Douglas Costa has reportedly emerged as a surprise target for Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Wolves surprised many by completing the signing of Portugal international Nelson Semedo from FC Barcelona on Wednesday.

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Agent Jorge Mendes, who was key in the Semedo deal, is now looking to orchestrate e a move for Cotsa to join up with Wolves, according to Tuttosport.

The Brazilian has been tipped to leave Turin in this transfer window, after being told he will not be needed by new manager Andrea Pirlo.

Costa looks to be an ideal replacement for Diogo Jota, who recently left Wolves to join league champions Liverpool over the weekend.

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The 30-year-old did not enjoy a productive season with Juventus last season after only registering three goals and seven assists across all competitions.

Manchester United have been linked with the Brazilian winger for a number of years but have never really made an approach for his services.

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