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Burnley is a huge opportunity for Leander Dendoncker

Wolves are back in Premier League action on Wednesday, with Burnley the opponents at Molineux.

Bruno Lage will be looking for a much better performance against the Clarets than on Saturday at Norwich City.

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Wolves were really disappointing again on the road, and never really troubled the second-bottom Canaries.

Undoubtedly, that was a big chance for three points gone begging.

But Wolves at least took a point to keep a little bit of momentum going.

Without question, the team will need to be much better against Burnley, who have given Wolves difficulty in the Premier League in recent times.

One name fans can expect to see in the starting XI is Leander Dendoncker.

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The Belgium international is currently the third choice midfielder at Molineux, but Ruben Neves picked up a fifth booking of the season at Carrow Road.

That will more than likely mean Dendoncker comes in against Burnley – and it’s a big chance for a player who has underwhelmed for a while now.

Dendoncker needs big performance against Burnley

Lage is clearly in favour of a Neves and Joao Moutinho midfield partnership.

Seemingly, he thinks those two will give his side more control and possession.

Dendoncker is on the periphery right now, but this could actually be an ideal game for him.

Sean Dyche’s Burnley are a physical side and are always up for a fight.

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Such a contest may suit £90,000-a-week star Dendoncker, who is known for his physicality.

Neves will be a big miss for Wolves. The maestro, although not great at the weekend, has been in really good form this season.

But he need not be missed too much if Dendoncker can put in a strong performance alongside Moutinho.

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