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August 26, 2019

I want to be the best at Wolves – Neto

Pedro Neto might be one of the least experienced players at Wolves but he lacks nothing in ambition. The 19-year-old forward wants to be one of the best players at the club in a dressing room that includes European champions and Nations League winners Rui Patricio and Joao Moutinho, plus fellow Nations League winner Ruben Neves. Neto arrived just before transfer deadline day earlier this month in a £20m joint deal from Lazio with midfielder Bruno Jordao. Unlike his fellow Portuguese team-mate who he arrived from Italy with, Neto has already made his mark in the first team, with a…

Wolves star Jimenez was ‘clever’ to win pen – Burnley boss Dyche

Sean Dyche described Raul Jimenez as ‘clever’ to win Wolves’ penalty in the 1-1 draw against Burnley at Molineux. VAR showed Erik Pieters tripped Jimenez as they tussled for Ruben Neves’s low shot in the decisive moment for Wolves to equalise in the 97th minute after Ashley Barnes put the Clarets ahead in the first half. But Burnley boss Dyche saw it differently and believes the Mexico international ‘played’ for the spot kick. “I think it’s a harsh penalty,” said Dyche. “I am a big believer in VAR, but Erik is going to clear the ball and their lad actually…

Raul: I was the right man for Wolves penalty

Raul Jimenez insists he was the right man to take the decisive penalty that earned Wolves a point against Burnley as he saluted the character of the team. The club record £32.6m signing kept his nerve to equalise in the 97th minute to earn a point for Nuno Espirito Santo’s side in a 1-1 draw which maintained Wolves’ unbeaten start to the season. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side were below par against the Clarets, particularly in the first half, when they trailed to Ashley Barnes’s 13th-minute strike. But they improved after the break and Jimenez hit the post before winning and…