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As dark clouds form over Molineux, Hugo Bueno is a shining light for Wolves

There is a lot of doom and gloom regarding Wolves at the moment after a horrible start to the new season – but Hugo Bueno’s emergence is at least one positive.

Wolves crashed to a shocking 4-0 defeat to Leicester City at Molineux yesterday.

The Foxes had been without an away win all season, but put in a ruthless performance against a beleaguered Wanderers side.

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Leicester had just five shots on target in yesterday’s game, with four of those fiding the back of the net.

By contrast, Wolves took 21 shots at goal in total, hitting the target just four times.

Brendan Rodgers’ men were clinical, and Wolves lacked fight and it made for a very toxic atmosphere in the second-half.

As the scoreline increased, more and more people departed Molineux early, which was completely understandable.

Dark clouds are forming over Molineux currently, and it’s hard to really say anything positive right now given the amount of problems.

But the emergence of young Bueno deserves to be mentioned.

The youngster made his debut against Nottingham Forest recently, and was then handed his first start against Crystal Palace on Tuesday. He was excellent against the Eagles, and was rewarded with another start against Leicester.

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It was an abject display from Wolves yesterday, but Bueno can again hold his head high.

He was a level above many of his more experienced teammates.

Yes, his defending was a little suspect at times. But he’s a young player that’s just come into the team. He is going to take some time to develop.

But what he has shown so far is very promising.

He looks very handy going forwards, and his crossing ability is strong. The fact he has already been put on corner-taking duty is testament to that.

But it’s just the way he plays that is great to see.

He’s full of energy and tenacity on that left side, and it shames some of those other seasoned first-teamers.

Hugo Bueno is currently a shining light for Wolves and deserves major credit

The Molineux crowd became extremely frustrated yesterday and understandably so.

But it also chanted for Bueno, suggesting he has already become a firm favourite.

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Bueno’s contributions for the first-team so far have been excellent.

It cannot be easy to come into a team, as an academy player, that is struggling so badly and have an impact like he has.

He’s actually taking responsibility and has not wilted when the going has got tough. And that will stand him in very good stead.