Raul Jimenez: “My success now is, in part, thanks to Cholo”
It is not by chance that the Mexican Raul Jimenez begins to relate to the great teams in Europe. The striker has become in his own right one of the most effective in the Premier League; and his appearance at the Wolverhampton Wanderers allows him to start looking at higher levels.
” If you get an offer from Real Madrid or Barcelona, you think about it, ” said the forward on social networks. Raul Jimenez already knows the Spanish league, but his time at Atlético de Madrid was not as successful as he would have liked.
It served him to work under Diego Simeone, but not to consolidate with the rojiblancos.
However, his outings in Europe have returned him to the international scene, especially since he landed at Molineux Stadium, home of Wolverhampton. Raul Jimenez has earned the band of starting striker and star of the team. His training with players like Adama Traore, Diogo Jota, and Joao Moutinho have catapulted the team from the north of England who, despite a somewhat slow start to the campaign, has managed to position sixth, close to the European positions, and in quarterfinals. the Europa League.
Jiménez’s contribution to this has been very prolific. In 44 games he has scored 22 goals and distributed ten assists. His record in the Premier is already the best of his career. In the absence of the last eight days of the championship being played; he has 13 goals, matching those he did last season. With those 26 goals between the two seasons; he is the top scorer in the English competition in Wolves’ history (since he was called Premier). He has played all league games and played a key role in helping Wolves get into Europe, scoring six goals in previous rounds of the Europa League.
“They have linked me to Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester United. Every day a new team comes out that loves me, but I have to be calm. If they talk about me, it’s because I’m doing things right,” he clarified. the Mexican. At the moment, Jiménez has a contract with the Wolves until the summer of 2023, although his performances and the rest of the season promise a summer full of movement around him..