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Scott Sellars wants Luke Cundle to get more minutes now for Wolves

Wolves technical director Scott Sellars has said he wants to see Luke Cundle playing a bit more between now and the end of the season.

The club official has given an interesting interview with the Express & Star in which he has talked about the club being self-sufficient, transfers, Bruno Lage and Fosun.

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He’s also spoken about the desire of the club to get academy players making the step up to the first-team.

Of course, earlier this year, Cundle became an example of a young player at Molineux doing just that.

He made his Premier League debut against Southampton in January. Lage then handed him his first start against Tottenham Hotspur in February.

Cundle replaced the injured Joao Moutinho, and put in a really accomplished display down in north London.

He hasn’t seen any minutes since then.

But with Ruben Neves now out injured until May, there’s a good chance he’ll have more involvement.

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That is something Sellars would like to see.

He said (Express & Star): “Luke’s mentality is very strong. He loves playing football and has a massive enthusiasm for it. It doesn’t matter if he’s playing for the first team or the under-23s, he treats every game the same.

“I’m hoping between now and the end of the season he’ll get some more minutes and we can assess where he is at and what his potential is.

“He showed against Tottenham what we all believed in. But with every young player you never really know how good they are until they play. He played away from home and gave a really accomplished, mature performance.”

Sellars should get his wish with midfield options lacking at Wolves for Lage

With Neves out of the picture for the next month at least, you would think Cundle would be in line for minutes.

Moutinho and Leander Dendoncker will likely be the go-to pairing.

But the duo surely can’t play every minute of every game until Neves comes back. Moutinho is 35 and could need rotating.

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It’s hard to see how Cundle doesn’t become more involved from this point onwards.

He showed he can be a genuine option with his display against Spurs. Hopefully, Lage trusts him again in the coming weeks.