Many of Wolves’ young players have had an opportunity to impress Bruno Lage in pre-season.
But 19-year-old Molineux man Theo Corbeanu has been on the other side of the world representing his country.
He’s been part of the Canada squad looking for glory at the Gold Cup and they faced Mexico in the semi-finals last night.
Corbeanu suffered heartbreak as Canada lost out to a 99th minute penalty by Hector Herrera.
He came off the bench on 69 minutes, with the score at 1-1, to try and help his side win the game.
But that late penalty ended Canada’s hopes of setting up a final meeting with America.
The experience of this summer will be invaluable for Corbeanu as his career moves forward.
That said, last night’s heartbreak will sting now, especially with the winning goal coming so late.
He’ll likely get a period of rest before returning to training with Wolves.
The Premier League season might even have started by then, so it’ll be interesting to see what the next move will be.
Under 23s boss James Collins said earlier this week that decisions will be made this weekend on which youngsters to send out on loan.
But with Lage not having seen Corbeanu up close yet, what happens next for the Canadian remains to be seen.
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