Wolves’ head of academy Scott Sellars has delivered a rave review of exciting youngster Theo Corbeanu.

The 18-year-old has started the season brightly, scoring two goals in nine appearances in PL2.

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That follows on from his six-goal haul for the U18s last season, and the Canada-born starlet is making some good progress.

Ontario-born Corbeanu has had to work hard to acclimatise to the English game, but Sellars is delighted with his development since coming to the club.

He told the Birmingham Mail: “Over his scholarship years with us it was a bit up and down, a bit inconsistent, but you’d always see glimpses of what he could be.

 

“He’s probably one, with the lockdown, who has come back and it’s had a positive effect on. He’s come back as a first-year professional and I think he’s surprised everybody. He’s been excellent.

“From minute one of pre-season he’s probably been our best player. He’s a player that whenever he gets the ball he excites me, I think something is going to happen.

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“He’s got end product, he beats players, he gets crosses in, he’s a real threat and I have no doubt that come January we’re going to have lots of enquiries from people wanting to take him on loan because of how he’s performing.”

An encouraging assessment

Sellars’ comments are great to hear, and it sounds like Corbeanu is going in the right direction.

The versatile forward just needs to keep at it and hopefully he’ll eventually earn his chance to play in the first-team.

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