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July 3, 2019

Raul is dreaming of Gold Cup glory after reaching final

Wolves’ record signing Raul Jimenez is dreaming of Gold Cup glory after putting Mexico into the final – and he’s the hero after scoring the only goal in their semi-final against Haiti. The 28-year-old striker netted a 93rd-minute penalty in extra-time after the tie had ended 0-0 in normal time. Jimenez won the spot kick after Herve Bazile brought him down just inside the box and the forward coolly sent goalkeeper Jhony Placide the wrong way. Haiti had a final chance to equalise in the 119th minute, but Mikeal Gabriel Cantave’s shot hit the bar and rebounded to Mexico keeper…

Costa set to earn Wolves £15m pay day after Leeds move

Helder Costa’s eventual permanent move to Leeds is set to net Wolves a club record £15m. The 25-year-old has joined the Elland Road club for an initial one-year loan which will turn into a permanent deal in 12 months’ time. Costa has signed a four-year contract. Wolves will receive a loan fee of £2m for the coming season, then it is understood around a further £13m next summer for the Portugal international. That will make the former Monaco forward the most expensive player to leave Molineux, overtaking Steven Fletcher’s £14m move to Sunderland in August 2012. Costa made 120 appearances…

Wolves snap up Lee-thal hotshot Harkin

Wolves have made a third noteable Academy signing after snapping up Northern Irish hotshot Lee Harkin. The 16-year old striker has signed a three-year contract and will join the club’s Under-18s. A trialist at Manchester United and Celtic, he has been on Wolves’ radar for two years. Harkin, who has joined from County Londonderry, follows PSG defender Raphael Nya, 19, and 18-year-old former Charlton, Yeovil and Luton midfielder Hong Wan in signing for Wolves’ Academy this summer from other clubs. “They’ve been bringing me over loads and I’ve played a couple of matches,” said Harkin. “I played against Bolton a…