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Nelson Semedo set to be out for 4-8 weeks with hamstring injury

Wolves are set to be without wing-back Nelson Semedo for 4-8 weeks.

That is the claim made tonight by Telegraph journalist John Percy, with the player limped off against Arsenal last week.

Semedo pulled up after making a clearance, and left the action after several minutes of treatment.

The issue forced him to miss Sunday’s defeat to West Ham United.

He was badly missed at the London Stadium, and it would seem Wolves are now going to have to get used to not having him out on the right side.

Percy says his earliest return could be after the March international break.

The 28-year-old will miss games against Crystal Palace, Watford, Everton and Leeds United.

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In April, Wolves then face Aston Villa, Newcastle United, Manchester City, Burnley and Brighton.

Bruno Lage speaks to the media tomorrow and will be able to provide some clarity on the situation.

Hopefully, he’ll say it’s more towards the four weeks of that timescale.

Him being on the sidelines will now see Ki-Jana Hoever and Jonny Castro Otto battle it out to be the regular at right wing-back.

Hoever was preferred from the start against West Ham, and Jonny replaced Semedo at the Emirates.

A major blow for Wolves as news on Semedo injury finally drops

This is the news that fans had been dreading.

Semedo even being out for just four weeks would be a really big blow. The fact he potentially miss two months is really, really unfortunate.

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He has become a key player for Wolves. And he is extra important on that right side now that Adama Traore is no longer in the picture.

It’s now going to be a big few weeks for Jonny and Hoever, as Wolves seek to keep pace with the teams above them in the Premier League table.