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Wolves star Leander Dendoncker acknowledges need to improve in front of goal

Wolverhampton Wanderers star Leander Dendoncker has conceded he needs to get better in front of goal.

The Belgian international still hasn’t scored in 2020/21, despite having several good chances to do so.

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Dendoncker bagged a total of six goals last term, but will seemingly not get close to that total this time around.

But he’s definitely had the opportunities to record a similar tally, and the 25-year-old knows it’s a part of his game he needs to improve.

He told the club’s official website: “It’s been a tough season for every one of us, but also for me. Last season I scored six goals, and this season I haven’t scored yet.

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“It’s something that I really need to work on because I’ve had a lot of opportunities and I probably could have scored six already, just like last season, but I guess the luck was not really on my side in that last part of the finishing.

“That can go better for me, but apart from that, I’m just trying to do the work I usually do on the pitch to help the team defensively and offensively, at both ends. I just need to keep trying to do that to help the team.”

According to statistics from the official Premier League, Dendoncker has so far hit the woodwork three times, and missed five big chances.

In total, he’s taken 27 shots, with only seven of those hitting the target.

More expected from Dendoncker

It’s not really his primary role to score goals, but Dendoncker’s output has definitely been a little disappointing.

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He has popped up in some really promising positions this season, but his finishing just hasn’t been there.

At least he recognises the need to become a bit more clinical.

Hopefully he can add a few to his name before the season is out.