Explained: Why Diego Costa’s move to Wolves is in major doubt & back-up target revealed

Wolverhampton Wanderers are trying to sign Diego Costa as a free agent.

Following a major injury to their new striker Saša Kalajdžić, Wolves have been looking to sign a replacement.

The Brazilian looked set to sign for Wolves, however, there has been one major complication with the deal.

Diego Costa to Wolves in major doubt

Diego Costa has had his work permit application rejected, according to Sky Sports News.

The striker does not have enough points on his application.

Wolves have decided to appeal the decision and are expected to hear back in the next 48 hours.

He was ready to undergo his medical and sign for the Midlands club today but the move is now in doubt.

Wolves identify Andy Carroll as back-up option

The Telegraph add that Andy Carroll is being targeted as Wolves’ alternative to Diego Costa.

The 33-year-old is a free agent having left West Brom at the end of last season.

He scored three times in 15 appearances last term for the Baggies.

Jamie Brown

Jamie Brown

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