Alan Shearer has included two Wolves players in his latest Premier League Team of the Week.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s side were 2-1 victors over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium, with the manager setting up with four at the back for the second game running.

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Wolves recovered from the shocking scenes early in the game when Raul Jimenez and David Luiz clashed heads, resulting in the Mexican going to hospital where he remains after having surgery on a fractured skull.

It was a performance full of heart, and there were several standout individual performances.

But Shearer has singled out two stars for his Team of the Week: goalscorer Pedro Neto, and Fernando Marcal.

 

Neto opened the scoring after following in Leander Dendoncker’s header which had hit the bar, and was a menace for the Gunners all night long.

And Brazilian Marcal put in a no-nonsense display to keep the likes of Hector Bellerin, Willian and substitute Reiss Nelson quiet.

On Marcal, Shearer said (official Premier League website): “Back in Wolves’ starting XI, the left-back was solid throughout and won his individual battle.

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On Neto, he added: “Fired in the opening goal and was simply too good for Arsenal. Outstanding.”

Both players are highly likely to retain their starting berths against Liverpool on Sunday.

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