Full-back Nelson Semedo has conceded he needs to improve following a tricky start to life at Molineux.

The 27-year-old arrived at Wolves for big money in the summer, with Goal reporting his initial £28 million fee could reach as high as £37 million.

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It was an eye-catching transfer, but Semedo has made an indifferent start to life in the Black Country so far.

His attacking play is very good and at times thrilling to watch, but the defensive side of his game has left rather a lot to be desired.

That was the warning when he arrived and so far, he isn’t doing much to allay the fears about that side of his game.

Speaking to the club’s official website, Semedo admitted: “I guess I can do much more, but my first season here in England, a different culture, different football, things are going well.

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“I have to improve a lot because I think I can do much more and I will work to try to do my best to help the team.”

 

Despite not hitting the ground running, Semedo seems to have the faith of Nuno Espirito Santo, who has started him in all but one Premier League game he’s been available for so far in 2020/21.

Semedo surely settled in now

Semedo can be forgiven for struggling a little following his move to Molienux.

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He may be an experienced player, but at times he’s had to manage playing in a new system.

In the second half of the season he will likely improve having got play as both a wing-back and a normal full-back.

With Ki-Jana Hoever now breathing down his neck, one would like to think he can go up a gear or two.

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