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Wolves ‘confident’ of Jimenez’s return before end of campaign

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Mexican striker, Raul Jimenez is set to return for Wolves before the end of this campaign, coach Nuno Espirito Santo has confirmed.

A collision between Jimenes and Arsenal’s David Luis left him with a skull fracture which has kept him sidelined since the 2-1 win over the Gunners in November 2020 at the Emirates Stadium.

The 29-year-old received lengthy treatment on the pitch before being taken off on a stretcher and rushed to the hospital.

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Wolves have struggled upfront since Jimenez’s injury with 18-year-old Fabio Silva and loanee, Willian Jose who joined in January.

When asked if he would play again this season, Nuno replied: “Totally confident, totally confident.

“For sure, the speed is the speed we need to follow. We need to be aware of the circumstances. Avoid any kind of contact.

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