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Wolves boss Lage: The focus must be on next two windows

Wolves boss Bruno Lage says he wants a long-term focus to the transfer window.

Lage referenced being in charge of Benfica in his homeland when he moved Portugal starlet Joao Felix to Atletico Madrid for £120million in 2019.

He explained that the strategy may not be isolated to January, but in transfer windows moving forward, but reinforced the messaged that Wolves must find a way to keep hold of their star players in a bid to convince of their ambition to progress.

“I'm not just talking about January, but in the next windows," he added.

“Ninety per cent of my work and time is to think about what happened today, but 10 per cent is to try to (look) at January and the next few windows.

“When I was in Benfica we sold Joao Felix for £120million and we cannot lose that chance, he played one season, 19-years-old and we sold him.

“In the same way, if we want to do the next step, we need to keep our best players with us and also the best way for the players to stay here and believe in our project is to believe in more talented players, so they can see we are not just a first eleven but have a team to arrive in a different position in the table and fight for different goals."

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