Raul Jimenez has started all three of Wolves’ league matches so far this season, but is yet to score.

The Mexican talisman is still working his way back to full sharpness after his head injury.

David Edwards wrote in his Shropshire Star column that Jimenez isn’t near his best form yet, but that’s to be expected.

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“Bruno Lage has put in a system which gets them into these positions and then it is down to the players to capitalise,” he said. “The more Raul Jimenez gets minutes, the sharper he should become.

“At the moment, he doesn’t look anywhere near the levels he was hitting prior to his injury, which is completely understandable. He doesn’t look in the zone right now.

“So many times in recent years the ball would be played up to him and he would hold it for what seemed like an age.

 

“Now he has more players around him but he is just not quite in the same form. I’m sure it will come with time and when it does, it will give Wolves another dimension.”

Goals will come for Jimenez

As Edwards rightly said, some rustiness is to be expected from Jimenez at this stage.

And if he’d had the chances Adama Traore has got in front of goal, Jimenez would have backed himself to score at least once.

He said himself last week that once he gets off the mark, the goals will come raining in.

The international break represents a good chance for him to take stock and see where he can improve to get back among the goals – but it will come.

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