Journalist Daniel Storey has claimed that the signing of Brazilian striker Willian Jose could have a big impact for Wolverhampton Wanderers.
During the summer transfer window, Nuno Espirito Santo’s side forked out £35.6m to seal Fabio Silva’s arrival from FC Porto (as per BBC).
On Saturday, the Old Gold eased their reliance on the Portuguese youngster by announcing the arrival of Willian Jose from La Liga club Real Sociedad on loan with an option to purchase him.
In the latest episode of The Totally Football Show, Storey discussed the signing of the Brazilian frontman and claimed he could have a big impact. (36:28)
He said: “The arrival of Willian Jose might well help [the flat feeling at Wolves]. He’s not a carbon copy of Raul Jimenez but he’s more of that role than Fabio Silva looks at the moment.
“The poor lad looked like a stiff Chorley breeze would have blown him over on Friday night – he’s so slight.
“There are obviously reasons for signing him and they didn’t think he would have to start pretty much every game because of Jimenez’s injury.
“But yes, that may well help to lift the mood [for Wolves].”
TIF Thoughts on what Daniel Storey said about Willian Jose’s arrival…
As can be seen in what the journalist had to say, he believes that the arrival of the 29-year-old striker could “lift the mood” at Molineux after they have struggled in recent weeks.
Do you think the arrival of Willian Jose will turn Wolves' form around?
No, he's not that good
Yes, he's a solid player
Certainly, since the game against Arsenal in which Jimenez was injured, Wolves have struggled as they have only managed to win once in nine Premier League games (per Transfermarkt).
However, Willian Jose does not arrive in the Midlands in the most impressive form, having bagged just three goals and one assist in 13 La Liga appearances this season (per WhoScored).
Hopefully, though, the experienced attacker’s arrival does have the desired impact for the Old Gold as it does seem as though they need a boost.