'He's off then'; 'Doesn't wanna be here': Wolverhampton Wanderers fans react to Helder Costa's Brentford display

Wolves fans celebrate during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Wolverhampton at iPro Stadium on August 12, 2017 in Derby, England.

Costa made a rare start as Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Brentford on Tuesday.

Helder Costa of Wolverhampton Wanderers gets past Andreas Bjelland and Ollie Watkins of Brentford during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton and Brentford at Molineux on...

Wolverhampton Wanderers fans are wondering what has happened to Helder Costa.

The Portuguese winger lit up Molineux last season, scoring 12 goals and making another 11 for his teammates.

So good was Costa's form in the fist half of 2016-17 that Wolves paid a then club record £13 million to sign him permanently from parent club Monaco.

Hélder Costa of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrates with team mates after scoring his sides first goal during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Stoke City and Wolverhampton...

The 23-year-old's campaign was cut short a month early, however, and by the time of his return to action in late September, Wolves were a team transformed.

The fine form of Ivan Cavaleiro and Diogo Jota has restricted Costa to six starts all season, the latest of which came against Brentford on Tuesday.

Diogo Jota of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrates with Ruben Neves of Wolverhampton Wanderers after scoring his team's 3rd goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton...

But despite running out 3-0 winners at Molineux, it was not until after Costa's departure in the 54th minute that the home side made their breakthrough, with quickfire goals from Ruben Neves and Barry Douglas, and another from Diogo Jota 10 minutes from time, doing the damage.

Here's what Wolves fans are saying about their number 17's display... 

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