Sky Sports pundit Graeme Souness believes Wolverhampton Wanderers star Pedro Neto is ‘destined’ to be snapped up by a top club in Europe.
The winger produced a superb performance against Leicester City at Molineux today.
Neto, 20, was lively as ever for Nuno Espirito Santo’s side during the 0-0 draw, and gave his fellow countryman Ricardo Pereira the runaround in the first-half especially.
Neto’s mazy dribbling set him free from the clutches of the 27-year-old on several occasions, and it was a surprise he did not finish the game with an assist to his name.
Neto’s showing wowed fans on Twitter, and Sky pundit Souness was also hugely impressed.
Speaking at half-time during Sky’s coverage of the game, he said: “He’s destined to be a top top man, I think, and play for one of the truly big clubs in Europe.
“He’s got a trick, he’s one of those that runs with it. He delivers when he can get his head up. He takes people on. He’s got great skills.
“What is he, 20 years old? He’s just a baby. For me, he’s destined to go to one of the really big clubs.”
Neto progress will surely invite interest
Some Wolves fans might not like Souness’ comments, but the way things are going, the club have surely got to expect offers for Neto this summer, and one may arrive that is simply too good to refuse.
He is looking like he could be a potential superstar already, and there will be many coaches out there who would surely love to get their hands on him and develop him.
Even though he signed a new deal only a few months ago, the likelihood of keeping Neto beyond the summer for Wolves will surely be dependent on finishing as high up the Premier League table as possible.