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Injured star Pedro Neto checks in with Wolves fans by sending new message on social media

Pedro Neto has checked in with Wolves fans by sending a message on social media, as the winger prepares to watch Portugal at the World Cup.

The star has been on the sidelines now since the 2-0 defeat to West Ham United at the start of October.

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Neto hurt his ankle in that game and was forced to come off in the first-half.

The club later revealed that he had suffered ankle ligament damage.

It is thought Neto will be back some time in January, and he will be hoping to show a much better level when he returns.

Neto had been in really poor form before suffering his injury.

For whatever reason, things just weren’t coming off for him and arguably, he was Wolves’ most disappointing player, given how lively he had looked in pre-season.

Neto’s injury meant that he was unable to be selected for Portugal’s World Cup squad.

He would have had work to do to make it in. But it was a cruel setback for Neto not to have the chance to prove himself to Fernando Santos.

Neto has posted on social media today to check in with supporters.

He said: “I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse.”

That happens to be a quote from Florence Nightingale, who was of course known for her resiliency and humility.

Wolves need Pedro Neto back fit and on form, as winger sends new message on social media

Neto’s start to the new season has been frustration-filled.

The 22-year-old came in red-hot off the back of Wolves’ pre-season in Alicante and the Algarve, and many thought he would tear it up this term.

But he struggled most times he played, and actually didn’t really look all that comfortable playing on the right side.

His decision-making was regularly off, and his execution was poor.

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And then of course he got the injury, which has made the first half of his campaign pretty miserable all in all.

But we all know what Neto is capable of.

He was electric in the 2020/21 season, and he can get to that level again if he works hard. Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp recently said Neto was one of the best players in the entire Premier League when fit.

Hopefully, Julen Lopetegui can bring him back to that place, because Wolves need him on song for the second half of the season.