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Matheus Cunha reveals wonderkid interest

Matheus Cunha has revealed Wolves tried to lure Chelsea-bound wonderkid Pedro Lima to Molineux.

Matheus Cunha (Photo by Jack Thomas - WWFC/Wolves via Getty Images)

The Brazilian ace told Globo in his homeland that he had hoped to be playing alongside 17-year-old Lima, who is set to join Premier League rivals Chelsea and go out on loan to Strasbourg.

Despite choosing blue over gold, Cunha is still wishing the 17-year-old well as he embarks on his European adventure.

“I wanted him to be playing with me because I think Wolves were also interested,” Cunha told Globo. “But well, he made his decision, Chelsea is a great club and I hope he plays and I hope to face him often.