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Jota pushing for Wolves return

1st January 2019, 15:14 by Tom McGarry

Wolves will be hoping to have forward Diogo Jota available when they take on Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Wednesday.

The Portuguese ace has missed Wolves' last three matches with a hamstring issue but is pushing for a return at Molineux although he will need to be assessed ahead of kick-off.

Fellow forward Adama Traore is also a doubt with a similar problem he aggravated during Saturday's memorable 3-1 victory over Tottenham at Wembley.

That was Wolves’ fourth win from their last six Premier League games and boss Nuno Espirito Santo has urged his side to adopt the same attitude they showed against Spurs when they take on Palace.

"What we try to do is make the approach the same for every game," Nuno said. "The opponent doesn't mean anything regarding our approach. We have to go game by game. We take the same care for all our opponents.

"It doesn't matter which team come up in front of you, we have to be ready for it."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom McGarry completed his sports journalist degree in 2011,and has since has become an integral part of the editorial and audio team. He is passionate about all things sport, particularly football, and is a lifelong supporter of his hometown club Carlisle United.

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