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Kilman surely sent England message to Southgate last night

Wolves beat Everton 2-1 last night, and Max Kilman surely sent out a huge statement as England manager Gareth Southgate watched on from the stands.

The club continued their brilliant form of late, beating the Toffees 2-1 under the lights at Molineux.

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Wolves are now up to seventh place in the Premier League table on 16 points.

Things got a bit nervy in the second-half as Wolves got a bit sloppy and invited the pressure.

But they were able to hold on, thankfully, which was not always been the case this season.

One of the reasons they were able to hold out was because the defending was solid, with Kilman again put in a fantastic display at the back.

Kilman actually opened the scoring for the hosts, powering home a Rayan Ait-Nouri corner in the first-half.

Arguably, no Wolves player has deserved a goal more than him so far this season.

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It was his first for the club, and hopefully there will be more to come given his huge aerial threat.

Not only did he get on the scoresheet though, Kilman was just a rock at the back the whole game. He won 8/10 duels and made six clearances.

Wolves played on the front foot in the first-half and he was just imperious in possession, breaking the lines and moving the ball across the defence.

In the second-half Everton were much improved and started to test the Wolves defenders, but he was equal to everything.

It was just the complete defensive showing, and one that really should have caught the attention of the watching Mr. Southgate.

Kilman for England

This was, of course, not a one-off display.

Kilman has been a star for Wolves all season.

It was so good to see him put in arguably his very best display to date in front of the watching England manager.

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The next international break commences after the next round of league fixtures, and Kilman has surely got to now be in contention for a first call-up.

The left-footed centre-back Southgate is currently calling upon is Tyrone Mings, a player who was dropped by Dean Smith against West Ham United on Sunday.

That indicates he is not in good form, and Kilman surely has to be in with a shout of replacing him.

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