Wolverhampton Wanderers fans have been talking about what the 2020/21 season holds for Conor Coady.

The captain, currently on duty with England at Euro 2020, is actually a curious case now.

The 28-year-old has racked up 275 appearances for the club so far, and was a vital cog in Nuno Espirito Santo’s five-man defence system.

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Coady has been a fantastic signing for the club, and his transition to playing in the middle of a back three has been most impressive.

Last term though, we saw the introduction of a back four on occasion.

There were times Coady looked quite suspect, as many fans feared would be the case.

Towards the end of the season he managed to get to grips a bit more with it.

But there are still a lot of question marks over his suitability to a traditional back four.

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Interestingly, new manager Bruno Lage’s preferred formation has historically been to use four defenders, rather than three/five.

This fact raises questions about Coady’s role for next season.

On social media, some fans have been discussing whether the former Liverpool man should be a guaranteed starter under Lage:

 

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