Dave Edwards has said he would be disappointed if Julen Lopetegui reverted back to a 4-3-3 formation for Wolves, after the last two outings.

For the last two matches, Julen Lopetegui has lined up his side with Matheus Cunha and Diego Costa in attack.

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Costa has led the line, with Cunha operating just off him.

It is something that has really worked, with the pair showing great link-up play.

The inclusion of both of these players has meant that Lopetegui has only deployed two midfielders.

In the absence of Ruben Neves, the manager has turned to Mario Lemina and Joao Gomes, with Matheus Nunes playing from the right.

It felt like a daunting prospect for Wolves to pay without Neves.

But amazingly, the performances against Chelsea and Brentford were two of the best all season from Wolves.

Lemina and Gomes were been outstanding in both matches, and many have commented that Wolves have looked much better in a 4-4-2/-4-2-3-1 formation.

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Edwards commented on the system in his latest Express & Star column.

The former Molineux midfielder is a huge admirer of his former teammate Neves.

But he has suggested that Lopetegui should be looking to stick with the 4-4-2 formation.

He said: “Mario Lemina and Joao Gomes have been excellent in the last two games and now it is going to be fascinating to see what happens with Ruben Neves back from suspension and available on Saturday.

“Neves has been our best player all season, he’s the driving force, and it’s a tough call who is left out. I would really be disappointed if the head coach went back to a 4-3-3 formation.”

Many Wolves fans will agree with Dave Edwards regarding the formation

Wolves look much better playing 4-4-2.

It really suits Cunha, who can collect the ball between midfield and attack and make things happen.

Arguably, he has been is the key to the system being successful.

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And Lemina and Gomes have both been fantastic as a two in the middle of the park.

Lopetegui is facing a really hard call this weekend with Neves being available against after his suspension.

Neves is Wolves’ best player, no question. But none of the players in and around his position do not deserve to be dropped after their displays against Chelsea and Brentford.

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