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Nuno should consider Rayan Ait-Nouri recall for Wolves after previous performance against Everton

Wolverhampton Wanderers are taking on Everton tomorrow night, and are looking to get back to winning ways before the season is out.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s side were comfortably beaten 2-0 by Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend.

The performance lacked intensity and there was a real toothlessness, something that’s unfortunately been on show too many times since Raul Jimenez’s injury.

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One man who didn’t play at the weekend was Rayan Ait-Nouri.

It was Nelson Semedo who played at left-back, with Ki-Jana Hoever coming into the starting XI on the right.

Nuno needs to consider recalling the talented Frenchman, and there’s a reasonable chance he will given the quick turnaround.

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In the reverse fixture back in January, Ait-Nouri had a really good game.

The teenager played the full 90 minutes of the 2-1 defeat, and was described by BBC Sport in their match report as ‘exceptional as an attacking left-back’.

Ruben Neves’ equalising goal came about as a result of Ait-Nouri’s great burst past Abdoulaye Doucoure and delicious cross in what the BBC described as a ‘dazzling’ piece of play.

Ait-Nouri could be key

He was a problem for Everton last time out and therefore, Ait-Nouri should get the nod at Goodison Park on the left over Semedo or Hoever.

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Not only does Ait-Nouri possess the tools to do some damage to Everton, he’s also fighting to shine personally in these last two games.

Wolves have a decision to make on him with regards to whether he is signed permanently, and Ait-Nouri could have fire in his belly.