Wolves have a big problem on their hands at the moment with regards to the right-back position.

The current options are Nelson Semedo and Jonny Castro Otto. But neither has been able to convince this term.

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Both players have had their injury problems in recent times.

Jonny has suffered two ACL injuries during his time at Molineux, the second of which he came back from earlier this year.

And Semedo sustained a bad hamstring injury towards the end of last season, and required surgery which meant he came into the new season without a pre-season under his belt.

Watching them both this season, it seems like their previous injuries have affected them. Especially in the case of Jonny, who has looked really leggy and lethargic so far.

Semedo had an absolute nightmare yesterday against Brighton. He did not cover himself in any glory on Adam Lallana’s opener, and then completely lost Kaori Mitoma for their second.

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And then of course, he got sent off for fouling Mitoma as the last man.

Jonny replaced Daniel Podence at half-time and went to right-back, and really struggled.

So currently, it’s not looking good for Wolves on the right side of the defence.

But perhaps there could be another option worth considering.

Yerson Mosquera actually got stripped and was ready to come on yesterday. But Steve Davis then appeared to change his mind.

The £4.5 million star has not yet featured for Wolves in the Premier League, but perhaps he should now be considered to play on the right.

Julen Lopetegui should consider playing Yerson Mosquera at right-back

Lopetegui is now officially Wolves’ new manager, and perhaps Mosquera will see a bit more game time under him.

Nathan Collins and Maximilian Kilman are the centre-back pairing at the moment, but there’s surely potential for him to get minutes on the right.

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Mosquera played there during pre-season, so it’s not a completely alien position for him.

At the moment, Jonny and Semedo are both in really bad form.

Mosquera is a really talented young player who is good on the ball, quick and aggressive. He might be able to do a job, and he’ll certainly be itching to play.

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