Date: 14th June 2021 at 7:00pm
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Wolverhampton Wanderers legend has told Football FanCast that he believes Joao Moutinho is past his best.

Moutinho has been at Wolves since moving there in July 2018 for a price of around £5m from French side Monaco and has been a regular in the Wolves side under Nuno Espirito Santo.

Moutinho has been an important player since coming to Wolves in 2018 and received a WhoScored rating of 6.67 this season for Wolves who ended the season in 13th, and it was announced that Nuno would leave the after four seasons.

Since Nuno’s departure, questions have been asked about the future of a few Wolves players, with Moutinho being one of them and Wolves legend Steve Bull spoke to Football FanCast about Moutinho’s situation.

He said: “I think he’s done now, I think Joao’s had his time here now and he’s done absolutely brilliantly for the club and there’s a lot of speculation and rumours that he’s going back to Porto.”

TIF Thoughts on Moutinho’s Wolves future…

Bull, who played for Wolves for 13 years between 1986 and 1999, seems to think that Moutinho’s Wolves career is over and it can be seen why when you look into how the new Wolves manager usually likes his sides to play.

The £3.6m-rated ace was a popular starter under Nuno Espirito Santo, playing 33 games for Wolves in the this past season, however, new Wolves manager Bruno Lage likes his central midfielders pushing high up the pitch, something that Moutinho may not be built for at the age of 34.

Despite this, though, there is no doubting the experience of Moutinho, and Lage may want to keep him around for his leadership qualities.

Moutinho has recently been linked with a move back to former club Porto by the media in his home – but will that come to fruition, or will he remain at Wolves under new manager Lage?