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Jamie Redknapp says Wolves star Pedro Neto will be a world-class player

Wolves are going really well in the Premier League at the moment under Bruno Lage.

Last night’s performance against Manchester United was among the best all season, if not the best.

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It resulted in a 1-0 win for Wanderers, and moved the club back up to eighth in the Premier League.

Lage has been coming in for big praise for tactically outclassing Ralf Rangnick.

It is remarkable to think Wolves are where they are in the table, having scored just 14 goals in the league so far.

Only bottom club Norwich City have bagged fewer.

Wolves should undoubtedly have more to their name. There has been a lot of wastefulness, and also a bit of bad luck to boot.

But the team has also been missing one of the Premier League’s best youngsters in Pedro Neto.

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Neto was the shining light for Wolves last term while Raul Jimenez was sidelined.

The winger is on course to return to match action in February, and many fans cannot wait to see what he can bring in a team now headed by Lage.

Speaking about Neto before last night’s game with United, Redknapp praised the starlet.

He said on Sky Sports: “I feel so sorry for that young man.

“He’s not going to be a good player, he’s going to be a world-class player once he comes back from injury.

“You could see last year when you were watching him he was developing every single week.”

Redknapp then insisted that he agreed with Lage in that Wolves are ‘so close’ to become a brilliant, goalscoring side.

Hopefully Pedro Neto becomes world-class while at Wolves

Given the points Wolves have accrued, it’s actually hard to say that Neto is being missed too much.

The £16 million star is obviously an amazing talent though, and Wolves will surely become better once he returns to the side.

It is exciting to think of the potential impact Lage could have on him.

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The manager has improved pretty much everyone up to now.

Who knows what could happen once he gets his hands on Neto. The team’s goalscoring issue might well become a thing of the past.