Hugo Bueno last night made his debut for the Spain U21s in one of the proudest moments of his career to date.

The Wolves full-back started against Scotland in a Euro U21 qualifier.

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And it was a winning occasion for Bueno, with Benat Turrientes scoring the game’s only goal with a header from a corner.

Bueno played a full 90 minutes, and put in a solid display at left-back.

It’s now two wins from two in their group for the Spain U21s, who of course just lost in the previous Euro final to England.

A positive step for Wolves youngster Hugo Bueno

It is great to see Bueno making his debut for his country, even if at youth level.

It is easy to forget that Bueno is still only 20, given the fact he’s been around Wolves’ first-team now for nearly a full year.

Bueno has enjoyed a really impressive rise in that time.

He’d really impressed with the U21s, with James Collins having said last year that he had been ‘outstanding’.

Bueno had deserved his opportunity in the first-team when called up last season, and when he made his full debut against Crystal Palace when Rayan Ait-Nouri was injured, he grabbed his chance with both hands.

Since last October, Bueno has been heavily involved for Wolves and looks to be a top prospect.

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Recently, it was claimed RB Leipzig made a bid to sign him in the summer.

But he was never a player Wanderers were interested in offloading on any kind of basis.

Bueno is now officially an international youth player.

And hopefully, he can continue developing at Wolves.

Next stop for him – making his debut for the senior national team. Given the potential of Bueno and how well rounded his game is already, it is not out of the question he could get a chance in the next couple of years.

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