The Premier League resumed play not too long ago and with that came more scoring opportunities for El Tri’s striker who currently plays for Wolves Raul Jimenez.
After the long break that was due to COVID-19 Wolver, Hampton Wanderers F.C resumed play in the Premier League and Raul Jimenez showed up to the game versus West Ham as if he never missed a beat. Scoring one nice header due to a beautiful cross from teammate Adama Traore to put Wolves up 1-0. They eventually went on to win 2-0, becoming 6th in the standings now with 46 points in the BPL and just further cementing their place in European competition next season.
Not only did they get a win but Raul Jimenez cemented his place in Mexicans Abroad Folklore as he broke former Manchester United’s striker Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez’s Premier League goalscoring record with 14 goals. Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez previously held the record with 13 goals back in the 2010-2011 season with Manchester United.
It was an impressive showing from the Mexican star. Wolves still have 8 games left to play this season and only further gives hope Raul Jimenez will be in the top 5 scorers at the end of the Premier League season. With rumors flying from almost every big Premier League team interested in him and the likes of Barcelona, Juventus, and Real Madrid monitoring him closely, this upcoming transfer window may be the one where Raul Jimenez finally makes the big leap to one of Europes top 5 teams.
Big rumors aside its great to see Mexican Talent in the top flight of the Premier League and the Spanish League as well. A couple of years ago there were many concerns for the future of El Tri’s strikers and if the Mexico national Team would struggle to find a good Mexican striker. Those worries have since been calmed with the success of Raul Jimenez and the hopes Mexican National Team coach ‘Tata’ Martino can utilize the gifted striker as Wolves have shown.