What lies ahead for Wolves' Silvio?

Wolves' Silvio lies injured

Wolverhampton Wanderers believe they are on good terms with defender Silvio and that extending his contract doesn't need to be done in a big hurry.

Wolves' Silvio lies injuredWolves' Silvio lies injured in December 2016

The displays of Silvio, 29, at the back for Wolves at the end of the season made fans called for him to be given a long-term deal at Molineux.

But as we move into the middle of June, there hasn't been any contract signed yet to keep the Portuguese star at the Championship club, according to the Express and Star.

Silvio only played five games towards the end of the Championship run in as he had suffered a broken foot in December.

Wolves' fans celebrate their second goalWolves' fans hope Silvio stays

His reintroduction to the team swiftly helped the side climb back up the league, and it is possible that Wolves will activate a clause in his current contract before the end of the month, to extend the contract for another year, before holding talks on a new one. 

Silvio during his loan spell with BenficaSilvio during his loan spell with Benfica

While a failure to get an agreement buy the end of the month would make the former Benfica player a free agent, Nuno Espirito Santo is likely to want to sort out Silvio's position urgently when he meets up with the player for pre-season training.

FC Porto coach Nuno Espirito Santo before the matchNuno Espirito Santo will decide on Silvio's future soon

Silvio has been complimentary of his manager saying that "I trust he will do good work," as reported in the Express and Star. The player may not know his future but he knows what the Championship is all about and how hard it is playing back-to-back games in such a competitive league.

"It's a league that's very different to the Portuguese or even the Premier League – you see teams with a more direct football – but the teams that are up there are those who have more ball possession and try to play the best football," he said.

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