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Hwang Hee-chan is under slight pressure to convince at Wolves in final games of 2021/22

Wolves forward Hwang Hee-chan made a fantastic start to life at Molineux.

The South Korea international joined the club on loan from RB Leipzig last summer, and hit the ground running very quickly.

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After being unveiled before the game against Manchester United at Molineux, Hwang made his first appearance against Watford.

He actually scored that day, grabbing Wolves’ second in a 2-0 win.

Hwang would follow that up with a brace against Newcastle United, and another goal against Leeds United.

So he grabbed four goals in his first seven appearances.

Unfortunately, we haven’t really seen that kind of form since from Hwang.

He’s only managed to score one more goal for the club since then. That was against Arsenal in February.

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So currently, he’s only scored once since October.

It is possible his momentum was disrupted by the injury he picked up against Brighton in December.

That put him on the sidelines for a couple of months.

But Hwang has struggled to make an impact for Wolves lately, and arguably now, he’s under a bit of pressure to deliver.

That’s because Wolves have already announced they will be signing him for £14 million this summer.

Hwang needs to rediscover early season form to prove Wolves right to buy him

One goal since November is a pretty disappointing return from Hwang, given how clinical he was at the start.

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For some reason it isn’t quite happening for him at the moment.

And that has been reflected in Bruno Lage’s team selections of late. Hwang lost his starting berth to Francisco Trincao for the games against Aston Villa and Newcastle.