Raul Jimenez may not be allowed to play for Mexico on the Olympics except he has returned to motion for Wolves first, says Nuno Espirito Santo.
Mexico boss Gerardo Martino is keen to take the striker to the behind schedule Tokyo Video games in the summertime if he’s have compatibility.
Jimenez continues to be convalescing from the fractured cranium he suffered towards Arsenal in November however is in mild coaching with Wolves.
He related up with Mexico throughout the world smash as he returns to health. However Nuno believes Jimenez must play earlier than the tip of the season to be in competition for the Olympics.
The Molineux boss mentioned: “I believe he will have to sign up for us, the instant it’s transparent he can play for Wolves then anything else can occur. However, first, he will have to play for us.
“With the entire appreciate to the nationwide crew trainer it’s our choice. I perceive he’s sure and needs to rely on Raul for the Olympics however we should be affected person right here. We need to make the fitting choices, now not have the funds for any more or less mistake and appreciate the medical doctors.
“He was once thrilled to be there (on world responsibility), it made sense. They safe him and he’s a extra sure individual. All his Mexican team-mates have observed him, requested the entire questions however they noticed a just right Raul and every day he was once higher.”
Nuno has in the past steered that he’s assured Jimenez can go back this season.
Nuno confirms Patricio availability
Wolves host West Ham within the Premier League on Monday. Rui Patricio is to be had after being knocked out in a collision with Conor Coady in remaining month’s 1-Zero defeat by way of Liverpool.
Nuno added: “In that second it was once frightening, everybody was once nervous. He needed to keep being assessed and was once with the medical doctors and that made him now not move to Portugal.
“He has educated neatly this week. Each and every time there’s a scenario like that, particularly for us as we now have trauma from earlier than, it’s frightening.”
Joao Moutinho is a doubt after choosing up an issue whilst on world responsibility with Portugal. However Daniel Podence is again in coaching following a groin factor.
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