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Morgan Gibbs-White may benefit playing in central role for Wolves

Wolves picked up their first point of the season on Saturday, drawing 0-0 with Fulham at Molineux.

Bruno Lage’s side had a number of decent opportunities in the game, with several coming in the first-half.

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Ultimately though, Wanderers just didn’t have that clinical edge again, and in the end had to settle for a draw.

And Lage had Jose Sa to thank for pulling Wolves out of a sticky situation, with the Portuguese stopper saving Aleksandar Mitrovic’s penalty.

Despite a disappointing result, there were a fair few positives to take from the game.

Morgan Gibbs-White had a fairly mixed afternoon at Molineux.

The 22-year-old was selected to start once again by Lage, who is seemingly ready to put his trust in the youngster as has been widely reported.

Gibbs-White was quite lively, and perhaps should have scored with one brilliant chance he had.

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He looked to be positive and direct where possible.

But he also overplayed at times, with some flicks and tricks not coming off.

In his 180 minutes in the Premier League so far, Gibbs-White has spent most of his time operating on the right wing, and occasionally drifting inside.

Arguably, Gibbs-White has looked better when he has come infield into that number 10 position.

Maybe Lage ought to consider switching him with Daniel Podence, who was mainly featured centrally so far.

Gibbs-White playing central might suit him and Wolves better

Recently, Lage was seen and heard telling Gibbs-White in training that he doesn’t particularly see Gibbs-White as a winger.

Perhaps his role ought to alter slightly.

Maybe instead of starting out on the right and drifting inside, he should play mainly in a central position and occasionally pull out wide.

Playing through the middle would allow Gibbs-White to be a bit more unpredictable and dangerous.

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Perhaps even a box-to-box role could suit.

Gibbs-White is a great ball-carrier. His late surge against Fulham was impressive before Mitrovic cynically hacked him down.

Wolves are lacking central midfield options so that’s another reason for Gibbs-White’s position to change.