Wolves will kick off their Premier League campaign against Leicester this afternoon.

What will Bruno Lage’s first competitive team selection look like?

Don’t shoot the messenger, but from the evidence of pre-season, we’re expecting he’ll go with 3-4-3 again here.

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There won’t be that many changes from last Saturday’s 1-0 home defeat against Celta Vigo.

That said, we think that both wing-backs could change, with Nelson Semedo and Rayan Ait-Nouri in for Ki-Jana Hoever and Marcal.

Hoever could find himself pushed inside to central defence, where left-footed Max Kilman played on the right of a back three against Celta.

 

But we’ve got Lage backing the same back three here, which might be a cause for concern given Leicester’s pace in attack.

Leander Dendoncker’s half-time introduction last week helped completely change the face of the game.

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He should start alongside Ruben Neves here, just for the energy he offered in midfield.

The front three are likely to be Francisco Trincao, Raul Jimenez and Adama Traore, but we’re not quite sure which side the wingers will be deployed on.

Going with a four-man backline would probably please most supporters but at this stage, it would also be a surprise.

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