Steve Bull admits he was worried when Wolves let Cavaleiro and Costa leave on loan

Steve Bull speaks during Premier League Youth Development Conference on July 17, 2019 in Nanjing, China.

The Wolverhampton Wanderers duo will be plying their trade in the Championship this season.

26 Oct 1996:  Steve Bull of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrates his goal during a Nationwide League Division One match against Manchester City at Maine Road in Manchester, England....

Steve Bull suggested that he was worried when Wolves got rid of Ivan Cavaleiro and Helder Costa earlier this summer, when writing his regular column for the Express & Star.

The Portuguese duo left Wolves on loan to join Fulham and Leeds United respectively.

Nuno Espirito Santo brought in Patrick Cutrone from AC Milan for £16 million and Neto from Lazio in place of the two wingers, however, and Bull told the Express & Star how he was initially worried by the prospect of losing Cavaleiro and Costa:


"I was a bit worried when we got rid of both Ivan Cavaleiro and Helder Costa, but Cutrone and Neto appear to be more than capable replacements."

The two players mentioned have, of course, only left on loan, but even if they are sold permanently next summer, Wolves seem to have more than enough firepower in the attacking department to cope with potentially losing the duo.

Helder Costa of Wolverhampton Wanderers and Ivan Cavaleiro of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrate promotion to the Premier League during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton...

Nuno has built a really exciting squad of players at Molineux, and there is no reason to think that they will not once again challenge for a top seven spot this season.

And if Cutrone and Neto produce their best form, the Wolves fans will certainly not miss Costa and Cavaleiro this season.

Patrick Cutrone of Wolverhampton Wanderers and Pedro Neto of Wolverhampton Wanderers shirts hang in the home dressing room prior to the UEFA Europa League Third Qualifying Round Second Leg...

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