Ruben Neves and Romain Saiss combined to win Wolves the game over Brighton on Wednesday night.
After a corner was cleared, Neves kept the move alive and clipped a delightful ball through the home backline and Saiss finished it impressively on his weaker right foot.
Neves spoke to the club’s official website about how good Saiss is and said that he fancies himself as a bit of a striker.
“What a super finish from Saiss,” said Neves. “He has a lot of quality and when he’s got a chance, he normally scores or creates dangers to the other team. In the second-half he had another one and hit the post.
“But it’s all about the teamwork. Fortunately, when the ball came outside of the box, they thought I would shoot on goal, so they stopped, and I saw Romain in a good position.
“Fortunately, the ball went where I wanted it to go to him, and what a finish as well. Right foot, like a striker.
“When we do games in the training sessions when you can choose your positions, he always wants to play up front. He’s a good finisher as well.”
Captain Conor Coady also said after the game that Saiss does a lot of work on his finishing in training.
Saiss was a midfielder earlier in his career but even now he is established as a central defender, he clearly has that desire to get forward and score goals.
Wolves are not exactly flush with goalscorers, so if Saiss can keep chipping in from the back with goals at set pieces, that would be a huge boost.
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