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Collins hails Campbell after two-goal U23 display

Chem Campbell scored twice for Wolves’ Under-23 side as they came from behind to beat their Sunderland counterparts on Monday night.

Harrison Sohna opened the scoring for the hosts before Campbell took over to win the match 2-1 with a goal in either half.

After the game, Under-23 boss James Collins spoke to the club website about Campbell’s performance and the quality he possesses.

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“We talk to Chem a lot about his output. He’s a talented player and we watch him training with the first-team and he’s got real Premier League quality,” said Collins.

“But he knows he’s got to assist, he’s got to make and he’s got to score goals and tonight, I actually thought that he could’ve played better, he’s better than that, but I thought his goals were good, he kept at it, and at the end of the game, he was getting at them.

“There were two or three little moves down our side right near the end of the game which has got to be how he plays.

“You’ve got to be pleased when we’re asking him for output and he’s got two goals, so he can be delighted with that.”

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Campbell and Luke Cundle are probably the two brighest lights in the Wolves academy right now, although there is plenty of talent in those ranks.

Cundle played for the first team off the bench in the recent 3-0 FA Cup win over Sheffield United.

The competition in the wide areas of the pitch where Campbell operates is stronger in the first team but he has to make that his goal this season.

Collins feels he has the quality, it is just a case of producing it on a regular basis and influencing games with goals and assists.