Sky Sports pundit Clinton Morrison thinks it could be months before Wolves striker Raul Jimenez is back to his best.

Jimenez has started every Premier League game this season, having been ruled out of much of 2020/21 with a skull injury.

Speaking on Soccer Saturday on Sky Sports Premier League at 12.33pm on Saturday 11/09, Morrison expressed sympathy with Jimenez.

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And he said it could be a fairly long time before he is really back to the player we all know he can be.

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“That’s going to take a lot of time, to get back [to his very best],” said Morrison. “He doesn’t look as sharp. For him to be playing football at this moment is amazing.

“That could take three or four months. How’s he going to get up to speed without playing week in week out?

 

“It’s going to take time. Jimenez – you don’t lose it just like that. He had a horrific injury and it’s going to take time.

“Before that, we were talking about him as a player who could play for Manchester United. He was scoring brilliant goals. I wish him well.”

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Morrison made those comments ahead of Wolves’ trip to face Watford.

Wolves got their first win of the season with a 2-0 victory, but Jimenez again failed to score and some fans on Twitter said the striker was off the pace.

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