Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo may well have a real selection headache on his hands.

The Wanderers could only draw 1-1 with Newcastle United on Saturday night at St. James’ Park – a disappointing result given the Magpies struggles of late.

Wolves went into the game in good form having taken 10 points from the previous 12 available.

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But Newcastle made life difficult, and a point apiece was probably a fair result in the end.

Pedro Neto and Adama Traore were the livewires for Wolves, but it was another quiet afternoon for Willian Jose.

The January signing from Real Sociedad was making his eighth appearance in old gold, but struggled to impact the game.

 

The Brazilian has shown he can link up well, but he seemingly has trouble getting into the right positions.

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He made way for Fabio Silva against Newcastle, and the teenager enjoyed a very lively cameo and was only denied being the hero for Wolves by a stunning injury-time save from Martin Dubravka.

He again showed great movement in the penalty area, and fans were impressed with his attitude compared to Jose’s.

Nuno may soon have decision to make

It’s Manchester City up next for Wolves on Tuesday night, and Nuno may well have a tough call to make.

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Given the Premier League leaders have the meanest defence, spearheaded by the impeccable Ruben Dias and John Stones, Jose is perhaps the slight favourite to start.

But Nuno might just be tempted to go with Silva at the Etihad Stadium.

But if Jose gets the nod, surely nothing less than a great performance will do or else he could well be out of the team for the following game against Aston Villa.

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